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Maker, possibly by: Pittsburgh Flint Glass Works
Proprietor: Bakewell, Page and Bakewell, 1813–1827
Proprietor or: Bakewell, Page & Bakewells, American, 1827–1832

Decanter

1820–30

Blown and cut lead glass

Overall, with stopper: 10 5/8 × 4 7/8 in. (26.99 × 12.38 cm) decanter: 8 1/4 × 4 7/8 in. (20.96 × 12.38 cm) stopper: 3 5/8 × 2 3/8 in. (9.21 × 6.03 cm)
Gift of M. Lelyn Branin, GRD 1927
1991.17.9
Geography: 
Possibly made in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1991,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1992): 155.

Helen A. Cooper et al., Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2008), 260–62, no. 150, ill.

John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 94–95, no. 48.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.