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Decanter and Stopper

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Manufactured: Corning, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1940
    DIMENSIONS 9 1/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (23.2 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Engraved on bottom: "Steuben"
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no iscriptions
    ACCESSION NUMBER 77.190.1a-b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Bernard Schiro
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Colorless glass. Decanter is pear-shaped with flat base and short cylindrical neck, slightly flaring toward top. Cylindrical stepped stopper fits into neck of bottle, catching on step. Handle of stopper flares toward top. Cone-shaped decorative bubble in handle of stopper. CONDITION: Liquid stain on inside bottom. Otherwise excellent.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Steuben Glass, a division of Corning Glass Works, 1903-2011. Decanter and Stopper, ca. 1940. Glass, 9 1/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (23.2 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Bernard Schiro, 77.190.1a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 77.190.1_bw.jpg)
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