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decanter with stopper
  • United States or Germany
  • decanter with stopper, 1700s
  • Where object was made: United States or Germany
  • cut glass, engraving
  • Object Height: 16.5 cm
    Object Height: 6 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6404.a,b

Bell-shaped, clear glass decanter and stopper flashed with ruby. Around the body are opaque white designs with scrolls and grassy landscapes with buildings. The base is octagonal. The stopper is flat on top and has opaque white scrolls. The rim of the decanter is fluted and flared.