Behold this beautiful #5932 Wayne Husted pinched glass decanter with donut stopper produced for Blenko's 1959 & 1960 catalogs in two-years only LILAC! With only 8 of them sold on online auctions (properly identified, that is ) over the past decade, according to Worthpoint, this very cool piece is also very hard to come by. It's a sizable beauty, standing 15.5" tall and roughly 7.5" at its widest diameter, with an unusal design. The decanter is a rounded-off square, with each of its four panels indented with a donut imprint to echo the stopper. (Be sure to display it with a corner facing out--the effect is MARVELOUS!!)
Even with its significant base wear, occasional scratches or scuffs on the decanter body, and some light condensation or mineral stains in its interior (impossible to spot on display without strong backlighting), this uncommon Blenko decanter with its curves and indents is nevertheless a dazzling piece of vintage art glass from one of the most beloved mid-century designers.
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DIMENSIONS: 15.5" tall x 7.5" widest diameter
CONDITION: Excellent, light interior mineral deposits, significant base wear, and the occasional scuff or scratch
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