American Cambridge Glass Amber large ball decanter, press-molded from rich golden-brown “amber” colored glass, having a global or “ball”-shape molded with four round-bottomed panels circumscribing the lower walls, supported on a low cushion foot, and mounted with a curvedbracket-shaped colorless glass handle drawn across the crown to a short pouring spout which is fitted with a colorless press-molded honed stopper featuring a stemmed “ball”-shaped finial.
Made by Cambridge Glass Company in Cambridge, Ohio, dating c. 1930-1953. A glass decanter with an identical shape to the decanter described above is shown as “3400 92//32 oz Decanter.” in several black-and-white catalogue pages from Cambridge Glass Company dating c. 1930-1934 and also c. 1949-1953. The catalogue pages have been reprinted on page 173 in a compendium of Cambridge catalogue reprints, published by The National Cambridge Collectors, Inc, titled The Cambridge Glass Company, Cambridge, Ohio, c. 1930-1934. Additionally the catalogue pages are reprinted on page 31 and 40 of a compendium of Cambridge catalogue reprints, published by National Cambridge Collectors, titled, The Cambridge Glass Company, Cambridge, Ohio, c. 1949-1953. The amber color was introduced in January of 1924 by Cambridge Glass Company in Cambridge, Ohio. Examples of this color are shown in plate 15 of Colors in Cambridge Glass, published by The National Cambridge Collectors, Inc.
Good condition. Measures 7 3/4" tall, 5 1/2" long and 4 1/2" wide.