Victorian English Cranberry Glass Decanter c1840

£160.00 $213.49 Product Code: 2021030104

Date & Origin 

England, c1840. Period of Victorian.

Condition

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.

Dimensions 

Height: 34cm Diameter: 9.5cm.

Technical Description 

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.

Historical Relevance 

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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