Decanter and Stopper
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
9 1/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (23.2 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm) (show scale)
Engraved on bottom: "Steuben"
Gift of Mrs. Bernard Schiro
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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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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.
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