Grapes and leaves separated by three panels of hypotrochoid stars, Xs and fans. Both the neck and the bottom have been cut with elongated coin dots. The ones on the neck are connected to create a clear band.
The base has been cut with a large star. The heavy solid clear stopper is oval in shape and cut with a wave pattern. This heavy full lead (24% PbO) crystal decanter is a vintage German piece. The pattern is called TRAUBE (Grape) and is probably the most sought-after traditional German crystal pattern.
It is in excellent condition and the stopper fits snugly. There are no nicks, dings, chips, scratches nor repairs. Height: 11 5/8 inches with stopper in place. Height: 9 1/8 inches without stopper. Diameter rim: 2 1/4 inches.
Diameter base: 3 5/8 inches. Weight: 3 pounds, 8.0 ounces. Please be assured that I will pack this piece with the utmost of care in tissue paper and bubble wrap to make sure that it arrives safely in your home. And been scouring the flea markets for over 30 years.
I have been mailing packages internationally for longer than that. Beautiful piece of German crystal is sure to please. The item "Traube DEEP COBALT BLUE Decanter Carafe CUT TO CLEAR Lead CRYSTAL Bavaria GERMAN" is in sale since Sunday, May 6, 2018. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Glassware\Cobalt". The seller is "europeanvintagecrystal" and is located in Berlin.This item can be shipped worldwide.