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Decanter And Stopper (possibly Ireland), ca. 1820

This is a Decanter and stopper. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Walter Phelps Warren. It is credited Bequest of Walter Phelps Warren.

Its dimensions are

21 x 8.6 x 8.6 cm (8 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Etched inside top lip: "721"

It is inscribed

One side engraved: "The Bushmill Old Distillery, Co. Antrim, Ireland"; a picture of the distillery marked "pure malt"

Cite this object as

Decanter And Stopper (possibly Ireland), ca. 1820; glass; 21 x 8.6 x 8.6 cm (8 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.); Bequest of Walter Phelps Warren; 1986-61-167-a,b

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