19th century pillar moulded bell decanter. An applied annulated neck ring above a pillar moulded body featuring a polished pontil. The stopper is original and is moulded to match the body.
Hand-blown around the time the USS Monitor, the US Navy's first ironclad warship was launched.
Miller’s Glass Buyers Guide – Page 77.
The Decanter an Illustrated history of glass from 1650 By Andy McConnell – Page 401 Plate 561.