Pair of Early Victorian Serving Bottles With Silver Collars Dated 1838

Heading : Pair of Early Victorian Serving Bottles or Decanters - c 1838
Date : The neck sleeves/spouts are hallmarked for 1838
 : Victorian

 : England
 : Honey brown
 : Decorated with fruiting vines; 
 : Slender, tapering and finished with sterling silver mounts; hallmarked for Charles Reily & George Storer, London 1838 

Body : Gently tapering cylindrical

Base : One has a manufacturing flaw on the base arising when the piece was withdrawn from its dip mould - the other shows a 'properly' moulded base with a much shallower punt and eight small roundels
Glass Type  : Lead
Size : 38.0 cm tall - 24.3 cm in diameter at widest point
Condition : Excellent; superficial scratches commensurate with age; bubble inclusions and the manufacturing issue to one base as above; the original corks fitted to the stoppers are somewhat degraded, and one is held in place with a nut and bolt, rather than the original far more elegant screw-on plug that the other retains. Scattreed clinker within the glass
Restoration  : nut and bolt as above
 : 1377 grams




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  • Product Code: 22101321
  • Availability: Sold
  • £390.00

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