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QUEEN MARY: 1936 - "Crackle" decanter w/ tag

Product Description

Cunard Line:  A found on the QUEEN MARY in her final years of service, a “crackle” glass decanter with stopper. 

The decanter stands 10.5” tall and features the decorative and random crackle pattern.  According to the internet, “Crackle glass is made by taking a gather of molten glass and blowing it into a small bulb, then treating the surface by rolling it on something suitable, before dipping it very swiftly into cold water. This cracks the surface of the glass, which can then be reheated and blown larger to melt the sharp edges and widen the crackle effect. Sometimes another layer of glass is added and the crackle effect is totally enclosed.” 

This decanter comes with what is called a “Darcy tag”, a brass tag with the ship name hung on a brass chain.  Entrepreneur Gene Darcy bought up much of the QUEEN MARY’s contents after the ship settled in Long Beach.  In the early 1970s he traveled the country running “Store of the QUEENS” shows where he sold Cunard china, glassware, and fixtures.  He created “Darcy tags” to identify and help sell his wares. 

Excellent condition.

$150.00
Maximum quantity available reached.