Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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decanter with stopper
  • Boston & Sandwich Glass Company
    active 1825–1888
  • decanter with stopper, mid-late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pressed glass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 35.9 x 8 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 14 1/8 x 3 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6603.a,b

Clear, pressed glass decanter and stopper flashed with royal blue. The body is cylindrical with long sloping shoulders, a narrow neck and a ringed mouth. The design is cut away to clear in a pattern of ovals, circles and flutes. The stopper is flat on top and has concave cuts around the sides.