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Georgian Gilded Spirit Flask c1800

Heading : Georgian gilded spirit flask
Date : c1800
Period :  George II 
Origin : France or Low Countries
Colour : Clear
Stopper : Radial cut mushroom 
Body : Gilded with fruiting vines and stars
Pontil : Polished 
Glass Type : Lead 
Size : 22cm height
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks. Very minor wear to gilding. 
Restoration : Professionally cleaned interior
Weight : 679 grams 

This  "box decanter" was most probably made as one of a set to be later fitted into a case or 'grog box". These were imported from France and the Low Countries and cases were made in England.

The Decanter Ancient to Modern by Andy McConnell p155

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