19th Century Engraved Wine Decanter c1860

£65.00 $86.73 Product Code: 2019090709

Date & Origin 

Bohemia, c1860. Period of Francis I.

Condition

Excellent.

Dimensions 

Height: 26.5 Diameter: 10.5cm.

Weight

274 grams

Technical Description 

A 19th century dip moulded decanter with fruit and vine decoration. Original mushroom stopper above three applied neck rings and a band of moulding around the base.

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time Alessandro Volta reported his discovery of the electric battery in a letter to Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society of London.

Relevant References

The Decanter, Ancient and Modern by Andy McConnell p211

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