BLENKO Wayne Husted #6212 Footed Glass Decanter with Flame Stopper in Wheat

$300.00

Amongst Wayne Husted's last designs for Blenko before he left in 1963 was the 6212 footed decanter, and it was so incredibly popular, it remained in production through the remainder of the 1960s AND the 1970s! (While the original flame stopper was changed to a ground teardrop stopper in 1970, the rest of the decanter and its model number remained the same.) In fact, the 6212 decanter is probably the most widely available design of the mid-century period. But this minty beauty stands out as a bit of a rarity. The color is WHEAT (don't let the brightness in the backlit photo fool you--I've compared this to jonquil and honey and it's right in the middle), made between 1969 and 1983. But we can trace our 6212 Wheat decanter back to 1969 because it was the first year WHEAT was produced AND the last year that the 6212 had a flame stopper. In short, WHEAT was a one year only color for the 6212 decanter, flame stopper version. And our lonely speciman is in mint condition--I don't believe it has ever held fluid because the interior is spotless!


DIMENSIONS: 22" tall
CONDITION: Pristine

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