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decanter with stopper
  • Bohemia
  • decanter with stopper, circa 1700s
  • Where object was made: Bohemia (present-day Czech Republic)
  • pressed glass
  • Object Height: 30.5 cm
    Object Height: 12 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6595.a,b

Clear glass decanter and stopper flashed with ruby. The body is cylindrical with an engraved design of a figure holding grapes and surrounded by irregularly shaped patterns. The lip of the decanter is ruffled. The stopper is egg-shaped with a cylindrical neck. There is an engraved design of grape leaves on the stopper.