Decanter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1795-1810

GUSN

GUSN-5129

Description

Free blown, rectangular or square base with pontil, straight walls, sloping shoulders, short neck, flared lip, ball-shaped finial ground stopper, shoulders decorated with gilt foliage and stars, top half of stopper finial gilded; gilt numbers in decanters occassionally have corresponding gilt number on stopper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decanters
gilding
soda lime glass
glass (material)
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
stars
Glass
Gilded
Foliage
Star
DECANTER

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

9.5 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.527.4AB

Places

Possibly