Date & Origin
England, c1820. Period of George IV.
Age-related wear as shown. One decanter has a small chip to the base and one stopper has the lowest part of its peg chipped off. A few other minor nibbles as expected. Overall these are in very good condition, clean and clear.
Height: 25.5cm Diameter: 13cm.
A stunning pair of Georgian Regency glass decanters dating to c1812-15. Original hollow mushroom stoppers with a variety of different Regency cutting techniques. This dazzling array of cutting techniques continues in bands down the body of the decanters, including prism, cross-cut diamonds, printie and slice. Star cut base.
Large examples holding 1000 cl to the base of the neck.
You can see an example of this broad-based taper decanter with the same style of stoppers and cutting on page 240 of 'The Decanter An Illustrated history from 1650' by Andy McConnell.