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Blue Decanter and Stopper

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Tapered body, short neck with 3 applied (?) rings and lip (?). Flat base. Pontil point smooth. Stopper has ground neck (7 conical-pressed shapes) tooled into shape.

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection

1800–50

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Height (stopper): 3 1/8 in.; Width: 1 5/8 in.; Diam (at rim): 7/8 in.; Total Height: 4 3/8 in.; Height (base): 9 in.; Diam (base): 4 /38 in.

Accession Number

1978.1253a-b

Medium or Technique

Blown glass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass