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A Regency Style Prism Cut Magnum Crystal Decanter c1930

Heading : A prism cut magnum decanter
Date : c1930
Period :  George V
Origin : Stuart or Hill-Ouston, Stourbridge / Birmingham
Colour : Clear
Stopper : Radial cut mushroom
Neck : Prism cut
Body : Prism cut
Pontil : Star cut
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 26.4cms
Condition : Slither chip to base of stopper, small water stain on base
Restoration : None
Weight : 1830g

These are frequently misattributed. A major auction house recently sold a ruby glass example as being "Regency 1810". Many of the major English factories had lines of Georgian glass in the 1920s and 1930s. Note the rounded edge to the lip, the concave lip, the thickened base, the absolute uniformity of the cutting and the clear bright glass. Also note the thickness of the mushroom stopper, it is not concave on the underside.

This remains a magnificent decanter but Georgian it is not.

 

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