Decanter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1875

GUSN

GUSN-5987

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

Descriptive Terms

decanters
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
glass (material)
blow molding
floral patterns
vine scrolls
Glass
Blown
Grape
Etched
Floral
Medieval Revival
DECANTER

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Europe

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

6.75 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1078

Places

Probably