Blenko's super mid mod 1960 'shot glass' decanter, Blenko catalog #6027 by Wayne Husted, is one of Blenko's most iconic, beloved and highly coveted designs. As such, they were produced for most of the 1960s! Even so, there are precious few floating around for sale-- they get snapped up quick!
The body of our gorgeous decanter is done in a sparkling deep orange/red amberina crackle glass while the stopper (at the neck) begins at yellow and gradually darkens until it reaches the same bright orange/red color as the body to awesome effect. Blenko's sandblasted logo on the base indicates that this piece was produced either in 1960 or during the first half of 1961--the early part of the #6027's production period. Even so, its condition is remarkable! This beauty's interior is so clean that I'd suspect it never held liquid except for an odd spot on the interior base (see photo #6). Wine stain? Ash from production? Beats me. As you can see, it is inconsequental to the piece.
DIMENSIONS: 16.5" tall, ~6" in diameter
CONDITION: MINTY & clean with age-appropriate base wear and the aforementioned stain/flaw? in the interior base of the decanter (see photo #4).
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