Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • United States
  • decanter, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • glass
  • Object Height: 27.94 cm
    Object Height: 11 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3354.a,b

Deep violet, cut, pressed glass decanter that is octagonal in shape. It is tall and slender and has a thick, heavy base with a long, straight-sided body that slants sharply inward at the shoulders. The stopper is tear-shaped but also hexagonal.