Pillar-molded "riverboat Glass" Small Flint Decanter Orig Pewter Cap C1850-60's
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Pillar-molded "riverboat Glass" Small Flint Decanter Orig Pewter Cap C1850-60's:
Pillar-molded "riverboat glass" small flint decanter with the original pewter cap/cup (looks like a double-shot measure), with ground and polished pontil,c.1850-60's. Most of this type of glass came from the Pittsburg area. The decanter is about 8.125" tall with the pewter cap, and 7.5" without it. It is about 5.625" wide with the applied strap handle.There is a crack in the lower handle attachment. See photos 8, 9, & 10. The pewter cap looks brighter in my photos than it is.
Will ship USPS Priority insured. Wisconsin buyer to pay an additional 5.5% sales tax.
I will refund a portion of the shipping cost if it is somewhat less.
On Jun-30-13 at 16:16:02 PDT, seller added the following information:
June 30 6:10 PM - added two more photos (11 & 12) to show more detail of the handle tail. There is a roughness on the right side, but it doesn't appear to be a chip under a loupe. It looks more like a manufacturing issue in finishing.