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    Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: Crystal and Silver Decanter.
    -1900s. 11.25" high.
    -Excellent condition.

    Topped by a bee on a silver stopper, the decanter has a silver arched collar. The glass base has an etched and cut floral decoration. The decanter was given to the Roosevelts as a gift for their wedding on March 17, 1905. Later, Mrs. Roosevelt gave the decanter to Mina Ericsson, a domestic worker in her New York City home. The decanter is sold with a copy of an unsigned two-page typed letter describing Mrs. Ericsson's role in the Roosevelt household and how the decanter was given to her.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2008
    2nd Tuesday
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