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Decanter and stopper
Part of a pair of decanters and stopper of clear blown glass. The decanters are pear shaped with long neck and slightly spreading rim and a high kick under the base. Each written spirally at neck and upper part of body and decorated with pincered trails of clear blue-green glass; six from the base to half way up the body and three round the upper part of the body and neck, six raspberry prunts of aventurine glass on the shoulder and the rim of the same. Each fitted with a hollow pointed stopper with a blue trail and several aventurine prunts. Bought at the Paris exhibition of 1867.
Size: Height: 26.5 cm.
Artist / Maker: Firm of Salviati
Object Type: decanter
Actual Date: 1867
Century: 19th century
Materials: Glass, Aventurine, Gilt
Museum Accession Number: Founders/G.31.2