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Amber Decanter

Maker: American or European
Material: Amber colored flint glass
Year: 1840-1860
Size: Height - 13.5”

2014.05.71 EL The Mr. & Mrs. Franck H. Kaiser, Sr. Collection

This bludgeon shaped decanter with a hollow Gothic spire or steeple stopper is in a rare amber color. Yellow and amber were the first new colors of the 19th century. They were discovered by Viennese decorator Anton Kothgasser, ca 1812.

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