Much like the inadvertant discovery of Post-It notes but WAY cooler, Winslow Anderson's much-coveted #948 Bent Neck decanter started out as a newly formed 920 decanter that slouched over while the glass was still molten. Anderson fashioned a handle and stopper for it, and a massive Blenko hit was made and the Museum of Modern Art promptly gave it a Good Design award.
Blenko's Bent Neck decanter was in production throughout the 1950s as was AMETHYST (except for 1957-1960), so we can date this beauty somewhere in the early-to-mid 1950s. Its hard to believe that such an old piece could look so minty and sparkling new!
Dimensions: 12.75" tall
Condition: Excellent and CLEAN! (I can only make out a microscopic ring of mineral deposits on the interior base).
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