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decanter with stopper
  • United States
  • decanter with stopper, 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pressed glass
  • Object Height: 28.6 cm
    Object Height: 11 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6604.a,b

Clear, pressed glass decanter and stopper with ruby flashing. The body is cylindrical, but it flares outwards at the shoulders before curving back in. There is a globular portion at the bottom of the neck. The stopper is circular and flat on top. There is a band of red diamonds around the bottom. There are four arched panels around the main part of the body. There is a clear diamond pattern that outlines each of the red panels. The rest of the decanter and stopper are clear.