Early Blown/Molded "Tulip & Sawtooth" Pattern Flint Glass Quart Decanter with a Hand Tooled Spout. Original Civil War Period piece produced by Bryce Bros. factory of Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania. See the Nice polished pontil mark on bottom in the middle of the Sunburst. Later produced copies had gaffer applied Jug Handles. The mis-matched Stopper is Blown glass with a hollow trapped air bubble and decorated with a circle of Etched Dots. Originally used either a metal "Britannia Drop-in Stopper", or a matching glass "Tulip Shaped Stopper".
Historic Note : Atterbury Glass in Pittsburg also produced Tulip Pattern Oil Lamps during the same period.
Measures : 11 ¾ inches to the top of the Collar.
Weighs : 3 Pounds, and 5.6 Ounces.
Condition : Has normal liquor staining inside decanter without any Damages to glass found.
Mis-matched Stopper Price is $124.00 (retail value with Correct Stopper $235)
Pattern & Age Book Ref. : Early American Pressed Glass
By : Ruth Webb Lee
Page : 163
Decanter illustrated : Plate # 53 (center of row 2)
Tulip shaped stoppers illustrated : Plate #54