A Georgian Mallet Decanter with Gilding for Brandy c1800

Heading A Georgian Mallet Decanter with Gilding for Brandy c1800
Date : 1780-1820
Period :
 George III
Origin : 
England
Colour : 
Clear
Stopper 
: Lozenge-shaped; enamelled gilt foliate design and the last vestiges of a letter B
Neck
 : three applied annular rings below a flat-topped, round-edged lip and rim
Body 
mallet shaped - slight tapering towards the base; gilded foliate design around a navette with BRANDY to the centre; further gilding between the lower two rings to the neck, and around the top rim
Base :
 broad polished pontil
Glass Type : Lead.
Size :    24.1 cm to top of stopper
Condition : Excellent; no chips, cracks or flakes; gilding varies from perfect to  worn on the neck rim; minor bubble inclusions to the body and slight mossing to the base
Restoration : 
none
Weight :
 520 grams

 

Note the broad polished pontil. All those examples with penny sized pontil marks are all 20th century.

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  • Product Code: 22071335
  • Availability: Sold
  • £225.00

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