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Decanter

Description

Molded blown colorless body; cylindrical stem has beaded applied ring one inch from lip; two ornate S-shaped handles emerge from sides of stem, rejoining body at shoulder of spherical body; body divided into six sections by applied vertical crimped bands; wheel-etched floral or grape motifs in each section; beaded ring repeated at top of bowl; Venetian style based on medieval prototypes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1875
Location of origin
Europe
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
blow molding
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
glass (material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
blow molding
Blown
DECANTER
decanters
Etched
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
Floral
floral patterns
Glass
glass (material)
Grape
Medieval Revival
vine scrolls
Dimensions
6.75 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1078
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5987

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