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Decanter

1780-1800
Origin: England
OH (with stopper): 17 15/16"
Glass, leaded
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cameron Hilton
Acc. No. 2010-101
Decanter with stopper: Body A: Prussian shape; wide flanged lip, ground inside; shortened tapered neck decorated with three applied triangular rings; sloping shoulders taper to straight sides; concave polished bottom with polished pontil mark. Engraved decoration: on one side of shoulder is shield 4" high with outline enclosing initial "S" in script on frosted ground. Stopper B: flat disk with scallops on ground plug.
Provenance:Descended in the Stratton and Parker families on the Eastern shore. Separated from its mate in nineteenth century and descended in the Thom, Neff, and Hilton families.

Previously owned by Cameron and Janet Hilton of Mt. Pleasant, SC
Inscription(s):"S"