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Object Name: Decanter with stopper
Date: 1829-1840
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Medium: Glass
Dimensions: Overall: 10 1/2 x 5 in. ( 26.7 x 12.7 cm )
Place made, possibly: North America, United States
Description: Colorless, lead glass decanter blown in a three-part mold (McKearin GIII-2, Type 2) with tapered ribbed neck with flanged lip, rounded shoulders molded with wide vertical ribbing swirles to right, and a cylindrical body with a panel embossed "WINE" within a wreath in a band of sunbursts in diamonds above vertical ribbing with a plain base with pontil mark; spherical ribbed stopper blown in a three-part mold (McKearin 16).
Credit Line: Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number: 1953.464ab
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Marks: embossed: on side; "WINE"

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"Labeled qt. decanters" made at the Brooklyn Glass Works were advertised in Baltimore, MD in 1829.