Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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decanter with stopper
  • United States
  • decanter with stopper, circa 1820–1840
  • Where object was made: United States
  • mold-blown glass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 25.4 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 10 x 4 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6228.a,b

Blown and molded clear glass decanter with stopper. The decanter has four different horizontal sections. At the bottom of the decanter is a band of vertical ribbing. The next section up has an alternating sunburst and ogival pattern. The next section has diagonal ribbing. Above this is another band of vertical ribbing. The neck is plain with three applied sets of rings. The lip is flanged. The stopper is globular shaped and has an ogival and sunburst pattern on it.