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Powell & Sons Ribbed 'Leather Bottle' Carafe c1880

Heading : Powell & Sons Whitefriars glass carafe
Date : c1880
Period : Victoria
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Body : Ribbed conical form, decorated with an applied trailing of pincered fins on one side and band of rigaree around the neck.
Pontil : Polished
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 17.2cm tall and 10.5cm in diameter
Condition : Very fine
Restoration : None
Weight : 252 grams

Additional Information : The form was inspired by early flasks made of leather hence the name leather bottle. This very form appears in the James Powell & Sons catalogue for 1880. All very renaissance revival in style

References :

Nineteenth Century British Glass By Hugh Wakefield – Plate 82A. 

The Decanter an Illustrated history of glass from 1650 By Andy McConnell – Page 450 Plate 632.

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  • Product Code: 2018010928
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  • £110.00

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