Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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lidded decanter
  • Country Unknown
  • lidded decanter, late 1800s–1950
  • bronze, stamping
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 27.5 x 12 x 23 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 10 13/16 x 4 3/4 x 9 1/16 in
  • Gift of Dr. Curt Von Wedel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3034

The pouring vessel has a hinged lid. The vessel is roughly cylindrical, with a widely flared base. It has a long, narrow pointed spout with a hinged lid. It is decorated wtih bands of stamped triangles and curlicues. The handle opposite the spout has two small dangling ornaments at the point of attachment. The lid is also roughly cylindrical with a widely flared bottom and a finial at the narrow end. It is decorated wtih bands of curlicues. There is a notched fin-like attachment on the handle side above the hinge.