Date & Origin
England, c1860. Period of Victoria.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 32.5cm Diameter: 14.5cm.
An excellent 19th century pillar moulded bell decanter with flanges to the main body. The flanges wer e designed to keep the wine cooler. An applied annulated neck ring and a polished pontil. The stopper is original and is moulded to match the body. One of the best examples of this form we have ever had.
Hand-blown around the time the USS Monitor, the US Navy's first ironclad warship was launched.
Miller’s Glass Buyers Guide – Page 77.
The Decanter an Illustrated history of glass from 1650 By Andy McConnell – Page 401 Plate 561.