Italian Cut Crystal Decanter
Price (non-member): $150.00
Price (member): $135.00
Offer Your Finest Pour. Its colorful arching swirls evocative of sails on the Venetian lagoon, this Italian Cut Crystal Decanter is a captivating masterpiece of the Venetian glassmaker’s art. Use it as an elegant vessel for pouring wine or liqueur, or showcase its statuesque beauty on a buffet, bar or étagère. Crystal with beautiful ground glass stopper. Certificate of authenticity. 12"h.; 32 oz.
The wonders of molten glass have amazed and beguiled since the time of the Mesopotamians. Though the Venetians are the acknowledged masters, glass artists worldwide and especially in America are pushing the boundaries of technique, style and shape. Inspired by holdings in our Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery and in our National Museum of American History’s ceramics and glass collection, we offer a prized assortment of functional art.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.