Date & Origin
England, c1840. Period of Victorian.
The stopper has a chip to the end of the peg as shown. The decanter has no chips cracks or restoration and is clean and clear.
Height: 34cm Diameter: 9.5cm.
An exceptional mid-19th-century English glass decanter, cut to clear with its original stopper, slice cut neck and bands of oval cuts to the body. Last polished pontil. An exceptional example.
In 1840, Wagon Trains start the journey to California, Covered Wagon Trains took immigrants on a journey from Missouri River towns to what is now the state of California. The trip was about 2,000 miles and each night the Covered Wagon Train would form a circle for shelter from wind and extreme weather, they would put all the animals in the centre to prevent them from running away or being stolen by Native Americans.
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