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Object Name: Decanter with stopper
Date: 1823-1845
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Medium: Glass
Dimensions: Overall: 8 3/4 x 3 in. ( 22.2 x 7.6 cm )
Probably: North America, U.S.A.
Description: Colorless cut lead glass decanter with stopper; compressed mallet-shaped body with cylindrical neck with three applied rings and wide flared lip; body cut with strawberry diamonds, rings cut with facets, lip cut with scallops, bottom cut with rays; mushroom-form stopper with knop below cut with rays and facets.
Credit Line: Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Object Number: 1936.696ab
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According to the accession records, this object belonged to either Abigail Cornell (1766-1854) who married Israel Corse in 1810, or to Angeline Burr, wife of Morris Ketchum (1796-1880).

Bibliography:

Denker, Ellen Paul. "Collector' legacies." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 176-180.