Decanter

Boston and Sandwich Glass Company, American, active 1825 - 1888, Sandwich, Massachusetts

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about 1830

Colorless lead glass, mold blown

Overall: 10 1/4 × 4 5/8 in. (26 × 11.8 cm)

Rim: 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm)

Base: 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund

2006.40

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Classification

Decorative Arts

On view

Exhibition History

Loan Exhibition of Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centry Furniture and Glass (New York: American Art Galleries, 1929), no. 346 (within a group of four decanters)

George and Helen McKearin, American Glass (New York: Crown Publishers, 1941), plate 103, #9.

American Folk Art at the Hood Museum of Art (a thematic partial permanent gallery installation); Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 2, 2009-present.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-August 16, 2020.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Girls Scouts of the United States of America, Loan Exhibition of Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centry Furniture and Glass... for the Benefit of The National Coucil of Girls Scouts, Inc. (New York: Americaqn Art Galleries, 1929, no. 346 (within a group of four decanters)

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 207, no. 182.

Provenance

George McKearin collection; The New Bedford Museum of Glass, New Bedford, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2006.

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