A Very Rare 18th Century Ship's Decanter c1795

Heading : An 18th Cebtury Ship's Decanter
Period :
George III 1780- 1810
Origin :
England
Colour :
Clear
Stopper :
Scallop cut disc
Neck :
Four applied rings
Base :
Polished pontil
Glass Type : Lead.
Size :    21cms to top of stopper
Condition : Very good. There is a band of matt 'mossing' on the base and several short but dark scratches in the flank.Minor fritting around the rim of the stopper.
Restoration : The end of the spigot has been polished to remove schips
Weight :  514 grams

The first 18th or early 19th century example that we have offered for sale. Think of the Battle of the Nile and the stopper rattling in the neck when the powder magazine on the French flag ship The L'Orient explodes. Just remember to pass to the left "port to port" to ensure that your sword arm remains free.

 

 

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  • Product Code: 20060450
  • Availability: Sold
  • £475.00

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