BLENKO produced its celebrated #920 decanter, designed by Winslow Anderson around 1949, for at least 15 years, so rare it is not. In this highly-coveted charcoal color, this design was produced 1954 through 1958, which narrows availability down by quite a bit. All 920s are not created equal--notice how some seem more stocky and squat while others sport the exquisite sweep and graceful curves envisioned by its designer, whose reported intent was to mimic the shape and flow of a falling tear drop. Suffice it to say, the exquisite form of our 920L decanter (the largest of the series) is breathtaking (tear-jerking if you like). Moreover, our decanter, at 23 inches tall, is at least an inch taller than most of its brethren (catalog height is 21.75"), enhancing the sweep and grace of its form. Our Blenko beauty is in near-perfect shape, with light mineral deposits only on the base itself (see photo) and light virtually undetectable (you'll need a bright direct light to spot them) condensation marks. Close examination will also reveal a light swirl in the glass from production, but none of these minor impefections are visible or relevant to the grace and beauty of this masterpiece on display.
DIMENSIONS: 23" tall
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