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1925

  • Work on this object began.

2019

2021

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Decanter Set, Ambassador Liqueur Decanter Set, 1925

This is a Decanter set. It was designed by Oswald Haerdtl and manufactured by J. & L. Lobmeyr. It is dated 1925. Its medium is mouth-blown crystal ("muslin glass"). It is a part of the department.

It is credited Gift of Andrew Van Styn from the estate of Don Magner.

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (1a,b, decanter and stopper): 29.5 × 13 cm (11 5/8 × 5 1/8 in.) H x diam. (2, glass): 14.1 × 5.5 cm (5 9/16 × 2 3/16 in.) H x diam. (3, glass): 13.9 × 5.5 cm (5 1/2 × 2 3/16 in.) H x diam. (4, glass): 13.8 × 5.4 cm (5 7/16 × 2 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Decanter, underside of foot: oval paper label in green with gold border and lettering: Lobmeyr/ AUSTRIA Glasses: no marks

Cite this object as

Decanter Set, Ambassador Liqueur Decanter Set, 1925; Designed by Oswald Haerdtl (Austrian, 1899–1959); mouth-blown crystal ("muslin glass"); H x diam. (1a,b, decanter and stopper): 29.5 × 13 cm (11 5/8 × 5 1/8 in.) H x diam. (2, glass): 14.1 × 5.5 cm (5 9/16 × 2 3/16 in.) H x diam. (3, glass): 13.9 × 5.5 cm (5 1/2 × 2 3/16 in.) H x diam. (4, glass): 13.8 × 5.4 cm (5 7/16 × 2 1/8 in.); Gift of Andrew Van Styn from the estate of Don Magner; 2019-28-133-a,b

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