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Given that wine was stored in barrels and crude green glass bottles, some more pleasing container was needed to bring it to the table. Hence decanters. First used in the mid 18th century, they went through various styles & became particularly popular in the Regency period.

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Elegant Georgian three-ring neck decanter cut with panels & diamonds, star-base, & matching cut mushroom stopper.  
c. 1810.  9"/23cm.h. inc. stopper.

GF61
Price 165

 

 

 


Handsome 19th century French jug with ribbed body & loop handle.  Soda glass, possibly from Normandy.
 c. 1830.  8 1/4"/21cm. h.

GF44
Price 150

 

 
Georgian decanter with three annulated neck rings, panel- & comb-cut body, & mitred mushroom stopper (associated).  
c. 1810.  9 1/2"/24cm. inc. stopper.

GF47
SOLD

 

 

 


Elegant pair of Georgian spirit decanters cut with panels, strawberry diamonds & combs on star base; original matching stoppers, one repaired with ingenious rivetting.  
c. 1815.  c. 8 1/2"/22cm. inc. stoppers.
GF34
SOLD

 

 


Pretty Georgian decanter with three-ring-neck, cut with decorated panels & rays, matching cut stopper.
c. 1815.  c. 8 1/2"/21cm. inc. stopper.

GE967
SOLD

 

Classic Georgian Bristol blue spirit decanter with three bladed neck-rings.
c. 1790.  8 1/4"/21cm. inc. stopper.

GF21
Chip to lip & associated stopper; hence price 45

 

 

 


Georgian "Newcastle" decanter with comb-moulded base, engraved with fruiting vine, & associated bull's eye stopper.  
Early 19th century.  11"/28cm.inc. stopper.
GF06
Price 110

 

 
Replica of early 19th century American blown-moulded decanter, sold through the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MMA) in New York.  Hollow blown stopper.  
10"/25.5cm. h., inc. stopper.
GB476
Price 45

 

 

 


Pair of Irish honeycomb-moulded, barrel-shape spirit decanters made in three-part mould, with pouring lips & pinched bull's eye stoppers.  c. 1830.  8 3/4"/22cm. inc. stoppers.

GE985
Price 90

 

 
Heavy Georgian decanter well-cut with broad steps to neck, decorative panels & mitred base, with matching mitred mushroom stopper.  
c. 1810.  10 1/4"/26cm. inc. stopper.  Slight fogging inside base.

GE762
Price 180

 

 

 


Heavy Irish barrel decanter cut with panels & prisms & octagonally cut mushroom stopper.  
c. 1820.  9 1/4"/24cm. inc. stopper.  Good colour, but worn.

SR405
Price 180

 

 
Unusual Georgian pillar-moulded & cut decanter on star-base with three annulated neck-rings & associated cut mushroom stopper.  
c 1825.  9 1/2"/24cm. inc. stopper.

GE669
Price 125

 

 

 


Small, early American moulded decanter with pinched bull's eye stopper.  19th century.  Possibly Stoddard.  
9 1/2"/24cm. inc. stopper.

GE320
Price 85

 

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