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Archive of Sold Items

Objects which have passed through our hands in recent times.

While this page does not have everything we have sold - by a large margin - it does comprise some of the more interesting, rare  and unusual pieces we have handled.  It also contains some 'standard' pieces, the type of which we would always be pleased to buy if they were offered to us.

1159 - A fine heavy baluster goblet

1159 - A fine heavy baluster goblet

This is a fine example of a heavy baluster wine goblet. It is an early... Date: c.1705

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3002 A Rare and Interesting Ship's Decanter with Scottish Association

3002 A Rare and Interesting Ship's Decanter with Scottish Association

This 'ship's' decanter or 'rodney' is an unusual model, but none the less satisfactory for... Date: c.1800

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3003 An Unusual Broad 'Indian Club' Decanter with Target Stopper.

3003 An Unusual Broad 'Indian Club' Decanter with Target Stopper.

This is an unusual decanter because of its shape. While it resemples a standard 'prussian'... Date: c.1810

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3004 A Cut 'Prussian' Decanter

3004 A Cut 'Prussian' Decanter

This is a good example of a common type of Georgian decanter known as a... Date: c.1810

Price: UK customers £240, US customers $290, Euro customers €275, Australian customers $385

3005 A 'Bristol Blue' 'Sugar Loaf' Decanter.

3005 A 'Bristol Blue' 'Sugar Loaf' Decanter.

This is a good example of an early 'Bristol Blue' decanter dating from about 1770-80.... Date: c.1770- 80

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3008 A Very Fine Georgian Ship's Decanter

3008 A Very Fine Georgian Ship's Decanter

This is a very fine ship's decanter of the early 19th century. The broad base... Date: c.1810

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3008 A Very Fine Georgian Ship's Decanter

3008 A Very Fine Georgian Ship's Decanter

This is a very fine ship's decanter of the early 19th century. The broad base... Date: c.1810

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3009 A Crested ship's Decanter

3009 A Crested ship's Decanter

This is a Georgian ship's decanter with a conical body. Like numerous decanters of the... Date: c.1820

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3011 A Fine Pair of Treen Magnum Coasters

3011 A Fine Pair of Treen Magnum Coasters

This is a remarkable pair of large coasters, and for a variety of reasons. Apart... Date: c.1820

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3012 A Mahogany and Steel Mechanical Decanting Cradle

3012 A Mahogany and Steel Mechanical Decanting Cradle

Antique decanting cradles are very difficult to find, and are usually no longer fit for... Date: c.1880

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3013 A Fine Engraved Magnum 'Prussian' Decanter

3013 A Fine Engraved Magnum 'Prussian' Decanter

This is a Georgian decanter which comfortably holds teo bottles, but it is more than... Date: c.1820

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3015 & 3026  A Pair of Pretty Georgian Conical Ship's Decanters

3015 & 3026 A Pair of Pretty Georgian Conical Ship's Decanters

This is a delightful ship's decanter model of the early 19th century. The body is... Date: c.1790

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3016 A Fine and Pretty Ship's Decanter

3016 A Fine and Pretty Ship's Decanter

This really is a very fine and pretty example of a ship's decanter. The body... Date: c.1800

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3020 A Set of Six Cut Champagne Flutes

3020 A Set of Six Cut Champagne Flutes

Just the ticket for Christmas! This is a good set of English champagne flutes -... Date: c.1830

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3022 A Fine Ship's Decanter with Globe Stopper

3022 A Fine Ship's Decanter with Globe Stopper

This is a fine ship's decanter of an unusual pattern. The body and neck flow... Date: c.1810

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3024 A Very Rare Prussian Decanter with a Tasting Stopper

3024 A Very Rare Prussian Decanter with a Tasting Stopper

Decanters with tasting stoppers are really very rare, and this example is an excellent one.... Date: c.1800

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3027 A Rare and Small Glass Wine Funnel

3027 A Rare and Small Glass Wine Funnel

Antique glass funnels are often seen with straight spouts, but antique glass wine funnels -... Date: c.1770

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3028 A Magnificent Set of FOUR Shaft & Globe Decanters

3028 A Magnificent Set of FOUR Shaft & Globe Decanters

This is a really spectacular set of four decanters! They are of 'shaft & globe... Date: c.1880 - 1920

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3030 A Reproduction Ship's Decanter

3030 A Reproduction Ship's Decanter

This is a classic ship's decanter which Hugh Johnson personally commissioned for the Hugh Johnson... Date: New

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3030 A Reproduction ship's Decanter

3030 A Reproduction ship's Decanter

This is a classic ship's decanter which Hugh Johnson personally commissioned for the Hugh Johnson... Date: New in presentation box

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3033 A Fine Cut Ship's Decanter

3033 A Fine Cut Ship's Decanter

This is a very good example of a ship's decanter. The quality of the 'metal'... Date: c.1800

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3033 A Fine Cut Ship's Decanter

3033 A Fine Cut Ship's Decanter

This is a very good example of a ship's decanter. The quality of the 'metal'... Date: c.1800

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3034 An Exceptional Magnum Decanter, Engraved RED WINE' and with a Tasting Stopper

3034 An Exceptional Magnum Decanter, Engraved RED WINE' and with a Tasting Stopper

This is a truly exceptional decanter for a variety of reasons. First Magnums of this... Date: c.1770

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3038  A Very Fine Pair of Chinoiserie Lacquer Coasters

3038 A Very Fine Pair of Chinoiserie Lacquer Coasters

This is a truly exceptional pair of English black lacquered papier mâché coasters and for... Date: c.1800

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3040 A Large Mahogany Coaster

3040 A Large Mahogany Coaster

Although we have coasters like this from time to time, there are in fact really... Date: c.1780

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3042 A Fine and Unusual Ship's Decanter

3042 A Fine and Unusual Ship's Decanter

This is really a quite unusual ship's decanter because it falls in an date-band when... Date: c.1830

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3044 A Fine Pair of Wedgwood Terra Cotta Wine Coolers

3044 A Fine Pair of Wedgwood Terra Cotta Wine Coolers

This is a fine and rare pair of terra cotta wine coolers by Wedgwood made... Date: c.1810

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3047  Fine Quality Early Victorian Wine Funnel

3047 Fine Quality Early Victorian Wine Funnel

As a general rule, I am not a great lover of Victorian silver, but occasionally... Date: 1841

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3048 A Pair of French Magnum Carafes

3048 A Pair of French Magnum Carafes

This is a pair of magnum carafes made in Northern France - probably in Normandy.... Date: c.1860 - 80

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3086 A Very Rare and Fine Silver Wine Siphon

3086 A Very Rare and Fine Silver Wine Siphon

This is a very fine and rare wine siphon, made by the earliest of makers... Date: c.1750

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4005 A Fine Cut Glass Claret Jug

4005 A Fine Cut Glass Claret Jug

This is a striking and important cut glass claret jug. It has an almost standard... Date: c.1870

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4012 A Good Plain T Corkscrew

4012 A Good Plain T Corkscrew

This is a good and utterly simple corkscrew in fine condition. It has a solid-cut... Date: c.1850

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4024 A 'Bristol' Blue Indian Club Carafe

4024 A 'Bristol' Blue Indian Club Carafe

This is an unusual carafe, but a very attractive one. The colour is an excellent... Date: c.1830

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4025 A Prussian Decanter with Mushroom Stopper

4025 A Prussian Decanter with Mushroom Stopper

This is a good classic Georgian decanter with three neck rings, panel-cut shoulders, fluted base... Date: c.1810

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4030 A Pair of Wine Labels for Port & Sherry

4030 A Pair of Wine Labels for Port & Sherry

This is a good, straightforward pair of wine labels for Sherry and Port. They were... Date: 1811

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4036 A Very Rare Rolled Paperwork Coaster

4036 A Very Rare Rolled Paperwork Coaster

'Rolled paperwork' as it is usually called, was an art-form practised in the late 18th... Date: c.1790

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4038 A Small Mahogany Coaster

4038 A Small Mahogany Coaster

Small 18th century coasters are almost more seldom seen than magnums. Although this is a... Date: c.1780

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4039 A Silver Soda Siphon Holder or Bottle Coaster

4039 A Silver Soda Siphon Holder or Bottle Coaster

Objects like this are usually called bottle coasters, but they are really soda siphon holders... Date: 1907

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4040 A Silver-Mounted Claret Jug

4040 A Silver-Mounted Claret Jug

This is a really lovely and practical claret jug with a plain silver rim and... Date: 1889

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4041 An Irish Mahogany Coaster

4041 An Irish Mahogany Coaster

There can be little doubt that this coaster was made in Ireland, as it exhibits... Date: c.1820

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4044 A Patent Lever 2-Part Corkscrew

4044 A Patent Lever 2-Part Corkscrew

The 2-part lever corkscrew was first invented in the early 1850s, and a rash of... Date: c.1870

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4047 A Rectangular Wine Label for CAPE

4047 A Rectangular Wine Label for CAPE

Small and relatively lightweight wine labels (of which there are many) are not usually of... Date: c.1830

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4048 A Rare Copper-Gilt Wine Label for HOCK

4048 A Rare Copper-Gilt Wine Label for HOCK

When the expression Sheffield plate is used, it commonly refers to a method of fusing... Date: c.1760

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4050 A Very Rare Silver-Mounted Locking Decanter

4050 A Very Rare Silver-Mounted Locking Decanter

This is a very rare example of a locking decanter. The shaft and globe body... Date: 1889

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4052 A Pair of Mother-of-Pearl Crescent Wine Labels

4052 A Pair of Mother-of-Pearl Crescent Wine Labels

During the late 18th century, the crescent became a favourite shape for wine labels, and... Date: c.1780

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4060 A Plain Tapered Decanter with a Scalloped Stopper

4060 A Plain Tapered Decanter with a Scalloped Stopper

In many ways, this is my favourite model of decanter which is reasonably often available... Date: c.1780

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4062 A Plain Prussian Magnum Decanter

4062 A Plain Prussian Magnum Decanter

Is this the perfect decanter? There are some who say the design has never been... Date: c.1810

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4065 A Pair of Shaft & Globe Decanters

4065 A Pair of Shaft & Globe Decanters

This is an excellent pair of shaft and globe decanters. The long necks are panel-... Date: c.1860

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4069 A very large Mahogany Coaster by Wm. Bryden of Edinburgh.

4069 A very large Mahogany Coaster by Wm. Bryden of Edinburgh.

Almost all large mahogany coasters set on three brass casters with leather laminated rollers were... Date: c.1830-60

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4073 A Fine Initial Silver-Gilt Wine Label for 'M'

4073 A Fine Initial Silver-Gilt Wine Label for 'M'

Initial wine labels became very popular in the opening years of the 19th century, having...

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4074 A magnificent MAGNUM Claret Jug

4074 A magnificent MAGNUM Claret Jug

This is a fine and impressive magnum claret jug. It is of 'prussian' shape, but... Date: c.1820

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4075 A MAGNUM 'Nelson' Decanter with Mushroom Stoper

4075 A MAGNUM 'Nelson' Decanter with Mushroom Stoper

Magnum decanters are not often seen - despite there being so many on this website!... Date: c.1820

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4079 A Silver Wine Taster

4079 A Silver Wine Taster

This may not be quite 'antique', but it has many attributes associated with antiques. It... Date: 1933

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4081 A Fine Early Shaft & Globe Decanter

4081 A Fine Early Shaft & Globe Decanter

The Shaft and globe form was hugely popular in the 19th century from about 1845,... Date: c.1720 - 1740

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4086 A Pottery Bin Label for BUCELLAS

4086 A Pottery Bin Label for BUCELLAS

The form of this bin label is the standard 'squared coathanger' shape, with a projecting... Date: c.1850

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4087 A Pottery Bin Label for NOYEAU

4087 A Pottery Bin Label for NOYEAU

Thos bin label is of rounded coathanger shape, and has an all-over cream glaze with... Date: c.1850

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4091 A Miniature Shaft & Globe Decanter

4091 A Miniature Shaft & Globe Decanter

This is a VERY small decanter which holds about 100 ml. (10 cl) - about... Date: c.1870

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4093 A Large Mahogany Coaster

4093 A Large Mahogany Coaster

This mahogany coaster is probably large enough to take most decanters of double magnum capacity,... Date: c.1820

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4095 A Silver Wine Goblet

4095 A Silver Wine Goblet

Most antique silver wine goblets are too large for normal use - they hold more... Date: 1809

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4098 A Pair of Cut Shaft & Globe Decanters

4098 A Pair of Cut Shaft & Globe Decanters

This is a fine pair of early Victorian shaft & globe decanters, being of solid... Date: c.1850 - 60

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4099 A Pair of Portuguese Silver Beakers

4099 A Pair of Portuguese Silver Beakers

This is a pair of 'nesting' beakers - that is they are very slightly different... Date: c.1800

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4103 A Plain Bristol Blue Prussian Decanter

4103 A Plain Bristol Blue Prussian Decanter

As a connoisseur once said - "there are Bristol blue decanters,and Bristol blue decanters", by... Date: c.1800

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4107 A Fine Early Shaft & Globe Engraved Decanter

4107 A Fine Early Shaft & Globe Engraved Decanter

This is a truly delightful small decanter - it holds just a half-pint or about... Date: c.1730

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4110 A Two-Ring Plain Prussian Decanter

4110 A Two-Ring Plain Prussian Decanter

This is just a classic! The plain shape - ideal for pouring wine - married... Date: c.1800

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4111 A Giant Wine Glass/Goblet

4111 A Giant Wine Glass/Goblet

There are wine glasses - and wine glasses - but this has to be one... Date: c.1760- 70

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4112 & 5023 A Very Fine PAIR of  MAGNUM Cut Glass Claret Jugs

4112 & 5023 A Very Fine PAIR of MAGNUM Cut Glass Claret Jugs

This truly is a magnificent pair of claret jugs of magnum capacity each. We were... Date: c.1860 - 80

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4114 A Tall Panel-Cut Green Decanter

4114 A Tall Panel-Cut Green Decanter

This green decanter is a good example of an early Victorian decanter. It is of... Date: c.1840

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4115-4123 A Magnificent SET OF FOUR Cut and Engraved Shaft & Globe Decanters

4115-4123 A Magnificent SET OF FOUR Cut and Engraved Shaft & Globe Decanters

Sets of 4 decanters of any age are becomming very scarce, and this is as... Date: c.1860

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4117 A Pair of Hobnail-Cut Decanters

4117 A Pair of Hobnail-Cut Decanters

This pair of decanters are very high quality and are in fine condition; indeed it... Date: c.1890

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4118 A Silver-Mounted 'Indian Club' Decanter

4118 A Silver-Mounted 'Indian Club' Decanter

This is a very unusual decanter, in that silver mounts are most often seen to... Date: 1891

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4120 A Mahogany Bottle Cradle or Slope

4120 A Mahogany Bottle Cradle or Slope

This delightful and rare bottle cradle is designed to hold a single bottle at an... Date: c.1800

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4121 A Rare Mahogany Bottle Cradle/Slope

4121 A Rare Mahogany Bottle Cradle/Slope

Bottle slopes or cradles were invented in the mid-late 18th century and were designed to... Date: c.1790

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4122 An Unusual Coopered Brass-Bound Mahogany Coaster/Cooler

4122 An Unusual Coopered Brass-Bound Mahogany Coaster/Cooler

This is a one-off! As you may see, it is a small mahogany brass-bound cylinder... Date: c.1860

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4125 A Pair of Initial Wine Labels for H & P

4125 A Pair of Initial Wine Labels for H & P

This is a pair of wine labels with several differences from the run-of-the-mill lables I... Date: c.1825

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5001 A Cruciform Decanter

5001 A Cruciform Decanter

Cruciform decanters are among the earliest that can be seen on the market, although the... Date: c.1720 - 40

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5002 A Rare Silver Bottle Cradle

5002 A Rare Silver Bottle Cradle

This quirky silver bottle holder or cradle was made in 1916 - in the middle... Date: 1916

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5004 A Very Rare Wine Cooler for a Single Bottle

5004 A Very Rare Wine Cooler for a Single Bottle

Every now and again one sees something the like of which is unrecorded; this is... Date: c.1830- -40.

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5005 A Very Fine Magnum Taper Decanter

5005 A Very Fine Magnum Taper Decanter

As I brought this home yesterday,(well, it was yesterday when I wrote that) I said... Date: c.1800

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5008 A Late 19th Century Magnum Decanter

5008 A Late 19th Century Magnum Decanter

This is a late 19th century Magnum decanter. It has an ovoid body below a... Date: c.1880

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5009 A Rare Glass WIne Funnel

5009 A Rare Glass WIne Funnel

While silver wine funnels are often seen, examples in glass are really quite rare. Glass... Date: c.1750- 60

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5010 A Finely Engraved Ship's Decanter

5010 A Finely Engraved Ship's Decanter

Antique ship's decanters, as many will know, are decidedly difficult to find, but even as... Date: c.1808

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5013 A Very Large Coaster or Small Tray

5013 A Very Large Coaster or Small Tray

This is a fine large coaster or small tray. It is certainly sufficiently large for... Date: c.1770

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5016 An 'Indian Club' Panel-Cut Decanter

5016 An 'Indian Club' Panel-Cut Decanter

This is a really sensible decanter at a seriously reasonable price! The decanter has cut decoration... Date: c.1825 - 35

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5017 An Engraved Taper Decanter with Heart Stopper

5017 An Engraved Taper Decanter with Heart Stopper

This pretty decanter is probably continental European - French, Swedish, I am unable to be... Date: c.1780

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5018 A Continental Taper Decanter with Heart Stopper

5018 A Continental Taper Decanter with Heart Stopper

This late 18th century decanter follows an English pattern but the decoration puts it elsewhere.... Date: c.1780

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5019 A Fine Pair of Papier Mache Coasters

5019 A Fine Pair of Papier Mache Coasters

Papier mâché coasters became very popular in the two decades either side of 1800. Because... Date: c.1810

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5020 A Fine and Very Rare Pair of Decanters with Tasting Stoppers

5020 A Fine and Very Rare Pair of Decanters with Tasting Stoppers

This is a fine and very rare pair of decanters. Apart from being an excellent... Date: c.1810

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5021 A Walnut-based Decanting Machine/Cradle

5021 A Walnut-based Decanting Machine/Cradle

Decanting machines have become quite scarce - but this is a pleasant one, if a... Date: c.1930

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5026 A Fine Tapered Magnum Decanter with Gilded Decoration

5026 A Fine Tapered Magnum Decanter with Gilded Decoration

This rather splendid decanter was made late in the 18th century,... but where? English decanters... Date: c.1790

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5027 A Rare Pair of Georgian Ship's Decanters

5027 A Rare Pair of Georgian Ship's Decanters

This is an unusual pair of ship's decanters, but none the less satisfactory for being... Date: c.1825

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5028 A Plain Small Claret Jug

5028 A Plain Small Claret Jug

This is a claret jug which simply delights with its simplicity. It will just hold... Date: c.1850 - 70

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5029  A Very Fine MAGNUM Claret Jug

5029 A Very Fine MAGNUM Claret Jug

This is a very fine magnum claret jug of exceptional quality. Two 75 cl. bottles... Date: c.1870

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5031 A DOUBLE MAGNUM French 'prussian' carafe

5031 A DOUBLE MAGNUM French 'prussian' carafe

This huge carafe will hold 4 bottles quite comfortably - provided you can lift it! The... Date: c.1830

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5033 A Fine Victorian Footed Shaft & Globe Decanter

5033 A Fine Victorian Footed Shaft & Globe Decanter

This is a Victorian decanter of stunning quality. It is clearly a decanter on which... Date: c.1860 - 80

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5034 A Plain Taper Decanter

5034 A Plain Taper Decanter

We are often asked for plain decanters - and they don't come much plainer than... Date: c.1780

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5043 An Unusual Blue Shaft & Globe Decanter

5043 An Unusual Blue Shaft & Globe Decanter

As a clear decanter, this might not be very unusual, but in the rich 'Bristol... Date: c.1850

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5044 A Pair of Cut Mallet Decanters

5044 A Pair of Cut Mallet Decanters

This pair of full bottle-size decanters are shaped like a sculptor's or carpenter's mallet. The... Date: c.1880-1900

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5045 Pair of Engraved Ships Decanters

5045 Pair of Engraved Ships Decanters

These are not exactly 'reproduction' ships decanters because antique ones like this do not exist,... Date: c.1900 - 1920

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5054 A Very Rare and Unusual Rosewood Decanting Machine

5054 A Very Rare and Unusual Rosewood Decanting Machine

This is a magnificent and rare decanting machine/ cradle made of rosewood with brass and... Date: c.1870

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5057 An Extraordinary Pair of 3-Bottle Vase Decanters (?)

5057 An Extraordinary Pair of 3-Bottle Vase Decanters (?)

These are crazy! However if you had the need to serve 6 bottles of a... Date: 1880 - 1920

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5062 A Lady's Legs Corkscrew

5062 A Lady's Legs Corkscrew

It is perhaps not surprising that among the most collectable corkscrews, are those in the... Date: c.1890 - 1920

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5063 A London Rack Corkscrew

5063 A London Rack Corkscrew

This is a good working corkscrew with a full worm or helix, its original brush,... Date: c1880

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5064 A Good 'Prussian' Decanter with Mushrooom Stopper

5064 A Good 'Prussian' Decanter with Mushrooom Stopper

This is a good, straightforward example of a 'Prussian' decanter with three neck rings, panel-,... Date: c.1810

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5065 A Fine Quality Large Goblet

5065 A Fine Quality Large Goblet

This is a very high quality and large goblet, quite clearly made for the Scottish... Date: c.1830

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5068 An Early Cut Ship's Decanter

5068 An Early Cut Ship's Decanter

This is another fine ship's decanter. The body is a broad pear shape, and is... Date: c.1785-95

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5069 A Rare Cup Bowl Goblet with Folded Foot.

5069 A Rare Cup Bowl Goblet with Folded Foot.

This is a very rare example of an antique English drinking glass which is practical... Date: c.1750

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5070 A Very Unusual Ship's Decanter

5070 A Very Unusual Ship's Decanter

This is a ship's decanter which is really unusual; it verges on strange, even! The... Date: c.1790

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5073 A Pretty Engraved Taper Decanter

5073 A Pretty Engraved Taper Decanter

This is a good full-bottle size taper decanter. The body is decorated with a broad... Date: c.1785

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5077 a Rare and Plain Glass Wine Taster

5077 a Rare and Plain Glass Wine Taster

This is a very unusual wine taster made of clear glass. It is utterly plain... Date: c.1880 - 1920

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5078  A Pretty Amber Engraved Decanter with Thistle Stopper

5078 A Pretty Amber Engraved Decanter with Thistle Stopper

This is an unusual decanter of paleish amber colour. The body is finely wheel-engraved with... Date: c.1880 - 1920

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5081 A plain 'Indian Club' Decanter

5081 A plain 'Indian Club' Decanter

The 'Indian Club' shape decanter takes its name from the wooden exercise clubs of a... Date: c.1780

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5084 A Ship's Decanter by Baccarat

5084 A Ship's Decanter by Baccarat

Ship's decanters have been popular since they were first made in the 1770s or '80s.... Date: c.1980

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5088 A Pair of Shaft & Globe Decanters

5088 A Pair of Shaft & Globe Decanters

THis is a very good pair of mid-19th century decanters. The spherical bodies are well-cut... Date: c.1860

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5089  A Pair of Silver Coasters

5089 A Pair of Silver Coasters

This is a pretty pair of George III silver coasters (not Old Sheffield Plate) although... Date: 1786

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5090 A Fine and Rare Old Sheffield Plate Claret label

5090 A Fine and Rare Old Sheffield Plate Claret label

This is not only a very early example of a wine label, it is also... Date: c.1740 - 50

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5091 A Pretty and Unusual Crested Wine Jug

5091 A Pretty and Unusual Crested Wine Jug

This charming and very practical wine jug was made in the reign of Queen Victoria.... Date: c.1860

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5092 A Rare Champagne Bottle Stopper

5092 A Rare Champagne Bottle Stopper

To withstand the pressure inside a Champagne bottle, special corks were made and devices to... Date: c,1880-90

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5095 A Pair of Steel Champagne Pliers

5095 A Pair of Steel Champagne Pliers

This is a pair of pliers specially designed to 'snip' the wire cage to a... Date: c.1900 - 1920

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5097 An American Silver Roundlet Corkscrew

5097 An American Silver Roundlet Corkscrew

This is a standard-size roundlet corkscrew devoid of any decoration. The barrel is stamped 'STERLING'... Date: c.1890

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5098 A German 'Lady's Legs' Corkscrew.

5098 A German 'Lady's Legs' Corkscrew.

It is perhaps not surprising that among the more collectable of corkscrews, are those in... Date: c1890 - 1920

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5099 A Fine 'Fruiting Vine' Thomason Corkscrew

5099 A Fine 'Fruiting Vine' Thomason Corkscrew

This is a fine example of a "Fruiting Vines and Autumnal Fruits" variation of Sir... Date: c.1860

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5101 An Escutcheon-shaped Wine Label

5101 An Escutcheon-shaped Wine Label

This is a label which appeals to me because it is unpretentious and very fit-for-purpose.... Date: c.1750

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5102 An Extraordinary Pair of Copper Coasters

5102 An Extraordinary Pair of Copper Coasters

This is a pair of bottle (not decanter)-size coasters - the insides being 3.75" (9.5... Date: c.1930

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5104 A Plain Silver Wine Label for CLARET

5104 A Plain Silver Wine Label for CLARET

Wine labels can be boring, but this one fascinates me! While it is extremely plain... Date: 1825

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5105 A Silver Crescent Shape Wine Label for CYDER

5105 A Silver Crescent Shape Wine Label for CYDER

Usually I would not bother with a small lightweight label like this, but it intrigues... Date: c.1780

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5107 A Pair of Mother-of-Pearl Wine Labels

5107 A Pair of Mother-of-Pearl Wine Labels

Of all patterns for mother-of-pearl wine labels, this is probably the often seen. The curious... Date: c.1780

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5110 A Rare Cast Oval Wine LAbel for CURACAO

5110 A Rare Cast Oval Wine LAbel for CURACAO

This is a delightful and rare wine label for Curaçao - rare not only because... Date: 1828

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5112 A Good Quality Oblong Label for AMONTILLADO

5112 A Good Quality Oblong Label for AMONTILLADO

Charles Reily and William Storer were experienced, prolific even, wine label makers by 1846 and... Date: 1846

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5113 A Pair of fine Ovoid Decanters.

5113 A Pair of fine Ovoid Decanters.

This is a very elegant pair of late Victorian decanters with ovoid bodies resting on... Date: c.1890

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5114 A German 'Lady's Legs' Corkscrew

5114 A German 'Lady's Legs' Corkscrew

This is a standard pair of 'Lady's Legs' corkscrew. The decorated folding handle being in... Date: c.1890 - 1920

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5115 A Good Plain Claret jug

5115 A Good Plain Claret jug

In many ways, this might be said to be the perfact wine or claret jug... Date: c.1870

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5117 A Fine pair of Shaft-and-Globe Decanters

5117 A Fine pair of Shaft-and-Globe Decanters

This is a really delightful and fine pair of decanters characterised by fine quality 'diamond'... Date: c.1860

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5118 A Fine Silver Wine Funnel

5118 A Fine Silver Wine Funnel

This is an unusually good wine funnel in that it is in very good condition... Date: 1801

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5120 A Fine Pair of Cut Shaft & Globe Decanters

5120 A Fine Pair of Cut Shaft & Globe Decanters

This is a really good pair of decanters of a type known as 'shaft &... Date: c.1860

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5121 A Pair of Art Deco Ship's Decanters

5121 A Pair of Art Deco Ship's Decanters

Most ship's decanters of the early 20th century were copies, more or less, of models... Date: c.1920

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5122 A Pair of Magnum Silver-Mounted Carafe Corks

5122 A Pair of Magnum Silver-Mounted Carafe Corks

This is a very unusual pair of silver mounted corks to stopper carafes. They are... Date: 1900

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5124 A Completely Plain Initial Wine label 'P'

5124 A Completely Plain Initial Wine label 'P'

This initial label is the epitome of simplicity - simply a cut-out letter 'P', with...

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5126 An Unmarked Silver Label for Rum.

5126 An Unmarked Silver Label for Rum.

This is an unusual label for rum. There are no hallmarks although it appears to... Date: c.1850

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5127 A Fine Silver Wine Funnel

5127 A Fine Silver Wine Funnel

Although this wine funnel is quite small, it is nevertheless, quite sufficient for decanting a... Date: 1825

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5128 An Unusual Magnum 'Nailsea' Carafe

5128 An Unusual Magnum 'Nailsea' Carafe

This is a very jolly and unusual carafe in the Georgian shape. 'Splashed' glass of... Date: c.1845

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5129 A Prussian Decanter with Target Stopper

5129 A Prussian Decanter with Target Stopper

This is the epitome of a Georgian decanter in the eyes of most people. With... Date: c.1800

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5132 A Prussian 4-Ring Decanter

5132 A Prussian 4-Ring Decanter

This is a typical 'prussian' decanter - but for one aspect - it has four... Date: c.1810

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5133 A Silver Wine Funnel by Solomon Hougham

5133 A Silver Wine Funnel by Solomon Hougham

This is a silver funnel of typical design for its date with an ovoid section... Date: 1817

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5135 A Pair of Tall Green Decanters

5135 A Pair of Tall Green Decanters

This is a lovely pair of slightly unusual decanters - unusual for two reasons. First,... Date: c.1850

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5137 A Fine Magnum Taper Decanter

5137 A Fine Magnum Taper Decanter

Quite simple this is a very finely proportioned, rare and practical decanter. Plain taper decanters... Date: 1775

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5138 A Fine and Very Rare Cut Ship's Magnum Decanter

5138 A Fine and Very Rare Cut Ship's Magnum Decanter

If one antique decanter in a thousand is a ship's decanter, and one decanter in... Date: c.1805

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5139 A Silver Roundlet Corkscrew of 1843

5139 A Silver Roundlet Corkscrew of 1843

'Roundlet' corkscrews are not uncommon and have been around for 150+ years, but this is... Date: 1843

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5142 An Elegant 'Prussian' Decanter

5142 An Elegant 'Prussian' Decanter

This decanter is slightly unusual in that it is a transition form between a 'prussian'... Date: c.1800

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5143   A Rare Pair of White and Purple Overlay Decanters

5143 A Rare Pair of White and Purple Overlay Decanters

Decanters formed of two layers of glass are not very uncommon - neither are they... Date: c.1845

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5145 A Rare Scottish Silver Wine Funnel

5145 A Rare Scottish Silver Wine Funnel

This is a fine silver wine funnel in excellent condition. The flattened hemispherical bowl has... Date: 1825

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5146 A Rare Small Glass Wine Funnel

5146 A Rare Small Glass Wine Funnel

Antique glass funnels are far from rare, but antique glass funnels made specifically for decanting... Date: c.1760-70

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5147 A Pair of Plain 'Prussian' Decanters

5147 A Pair of Plain 'Prussian' Decanters

These are classically plain Georgian decanters devoid of decoration, but each with three neck rings... Date: c.1810

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5148 A Finely Drawn Green 'Prussian' Decanter

5148 A Finely Drawn Green 'Prussian' Decanter

This is a well-drawn decanter of the 'prussian' form with a barrel-shaped body and three... Date: c.1800

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5149 A Fine Pair of Shaft & Globe Decanters

5149 A Fine Pair of Shaft & Globe Decanters

This is a lovely pair of Victorian decanters of high quality and in excellent unrestored... Date: c.1860

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5153 A Good Pair of 'Prussian' Decanters

5153 A Good Pair of 'Prussian' Decanters

While these are a standard pattern of Georgian decanter, they are particularly good examples. They... Date: c.1800

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5154 A Plain French Magnum Decanter

5154 A Plain French Magnum Decanter

This is a typical magnum decanter from northern France, probably Normandy. It holds two full... Date: c.1860 - 80

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5155 A Pair of Fine Victorian Shaft & Globe Decanters

5155 A Pair of Fine Victorian Shaft & Globe Decanters

This is a very fine pair of Victorian 'shaft-and-globe' decanters, decorated with bold cutting. Each... Date: c.1880

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5159 A Pair of Old Sheffield Plated Coasters

5159 A Pair of Old Sheffield Plated Coasters

This is a delightful pair of old Sheffield plated coasters of utterly simple form. With... Date: c.1790

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5161 A 'Sugar-Loaf' shaped Carafe with Ducal Coronet

5161 A 'Sugar-Loaf' shaped Carafe with Ducal Coronet

The shape of this carafe is known as a 'sugar-loaf' as sugar was sold in... Date: c.1790

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5162 A late 19th Century Magnum Carafe

5162 A late 19th Century Magnum Carafe

This is a good quality magnum carafe at an economy level! The neck is panel-... Date: c.1890 - 1920

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5164  A Prussian Cut Decanter with a Tasting Stopper

5164 A Prussian Cut Decanter with a Tasting Stopper

This is a good quality Georgian carafe, but we recently found a tasting stopper which... Date: c.1815

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5165 A Very Unusual and Rare Ship's Carafe

5165 A Very Unusual and Rare Ship's Carafe

Until I saw this, I think I can safely say that I had never seen... Date: c.1830-70

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5166 A Fine 6-Bottle Wine Tray

5166 A Fine 6-Bottle Wine Tray

This is a typical Georgian mahogany bottle tray, but while typical, they are becoming very... Date: c.1800

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5167 A Georgian Silver Wine Funnel (Possibly by Hester Bateman)

5167 A Georgian Silver Wine Funnel (Possibly by Hester Bateman)

This is a pretty small wine funnel made in 1789. It comes in three parts,... Date: 1789

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5168 A Large and Fine Wine Funnel by Henry Nutting

5168 A Large and Fine Wine Funnel by Henry Nutting

Most wine funnels are quite small, but this is a large example and in fine... Date: 1810

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5171 A Rare Unmarked Silver Wine Funnel

5171 A Rare Unmarked Silver Wine Funnel

I cater for two markets, practical accessories for wine drinkers, and collectors of glass, silver... Date: c.1765

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5175 A Modern Magnum Decanter

5175 A Modern Magnum Decanter

We don't usually have modern decanters, but magnums are difficult to find and their modern... Date: c.1980

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5176 A Good Georgian Wine Funnel

5176 A Good Georgian Wine Funnel

This is a good example of an early 19th century wine funnel. Typically it comes... Date: 1803

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5178 A Plain Magnum Decanter

5178 A Plain Magnum Decanter

This is a MODERN magnum decanter in the style of a popular model of c.1810.... Date: 1990

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5179 A Fine Large Glass Wine Funnel

5179 A Fine Large Glass Wine Funnel

As antique glass wine funnels go, this is about as good as they get! It... Date: c.1750 - 70

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5180 A Rare Ruby-Red Bohemian Decanter

5180 A Rare Ruby-Red Bohemian Decanter

This is a very unusual decanter in that the colour is a rich deep red;... Date: c.1820

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5181 A Pair of Blue 'Prussian' Decanters

5181 A Pair of Blue 'Prussian' Decanters

This is a delightful and unusual pair of decanters. They are unusual because of the... Date: c.1790 -1805

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5182 A Brass Farrow & Jackson Corkscrew

5182 A Brass Farrow & Jackson Corkscrew

This is a very nice examlple of a well-know type of corkscrew generally called a... Date: c.1870 -1890

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5183 A Very Fine Plain T Corkscrew by Farrow & Jackson

5183 A Very Fine Plain T Corkscrew by Farrow & Jackson

Although this is among the simplest of corkscrews, it is really quite exceptional - and... Date: c.1860 - 80

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5185 A Plain Prussian Decanter with Annulated Neck Rings

5185 A Plain Prussian Decanter with Annulated Neck Rings

This is a very simple, plain Georgian decanter of a type known as a 'Prussian'.... Date: c.1810

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5186 A Pair of Reeded Rectangular Labels for Port and W.Wine

5186 A Pair of Reeded Rectangular Labels for Port and W.Wine

This is a simple pair of wine lables of rectangular outline with canted corners, one... Date: 1808

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5189 A Glass Toddy Lifter

5189 A Glass Toddy Lifter

Toddy lifters of approximately this pattern were made in large numbers at the opening of... Date: c,1820

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5190 An Oval Claret Carafe by Powell

5190 An Oval Claret Carafe by Powell

This charming carafe was made late in the 19th century and almost certainly by the... Date: c.1890

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5191 A Good 'Prussian' Decanter

5191 A Good 'Prussian' Decanter

This is a good 'prussian' decanter of elegant proportions. It has, typically, three bladed neck... Date: c.1800

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5192 A Coaster Thermometer Cork Holder

5192 A Coaster Thermometer Cork Holder

It is not often that I see something that is English, Antique and wine-related and... Date: c.1900

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5193 A Shaft and Globe Carafe

5193 A Shaft and Globe Carafe

This is a lovely plain and practical carafe of shaft & globe form. The neck... Date: c.1880-1900

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5194 A Very Rare English Wine Taster

5194 A Very Rare English Wine Taster

Antique English wine tasters are very scarce - possibly less than 40 exist - quite... Date: 1838

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5195 A Rare English Silver Wine Taster

5195 A Rare English Silver Wine Taster

Antique English wine tasters are very scarce - possibly less than 40 exist - quite... Date: 1876

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5197 A Very Rare Pair of Silver Wine Tasters

5197 A Very Rare Pair of Silver Wine Tasters

It is extremely unusual to find a pair of English wine tasters and these must... Date: 1828

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5198 A Mis-spelt Bin Label for 'Champaigne'.

5198 A Mis-spelt Bin Label for 'Champaigne'.

This is a typical mid-19th century bin label in form, but it has one slightly... Date: c.1860

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5199 A Delftware Bin Label for LISBON

5199 A Delftware Bin Label for LISBON

Delftware, or tin-glazed earthenware bin labels are very much less often seen than pottery ones... Date: c.1760-80

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5200 An Unusual Black-Painted Bin Label

5200 An Unusual Black-Painted Bin Label

This is a highly unusual bin label being well made of wood and with a... Date: c.1910

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5201 A Boxwood Folding Dipstick for Measuring Barrels

5201 A Boxwood Folding Dipstick for Measuring Barrels

This is a rare barrel dipstick for use by a vintner or brewer. It is... Date: c.1900 - 1920

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5203 A Plain Broad-Based Carafe

5203 A Plain Broad-Based Carafe

This is a lovely plain carafe probably made in the closing years of the 19th... Date: c.1890

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5208 A Magnificent Turquoise and White over Clear Glass Decanter

5208 A Magnificent Turquoise and White over Clear Glass Decanter

This is a wonderful example of Victorian exuberance! As a decanter that is very suitable... Date: c.1830 - 40

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5210 A Set of 12 Ivory 'Wine Labels'

5210 A Set of 12 Ivory 'Wine Labels'

This is a very unusual set of wine labels - but not in the ordinary... Date: c.1880-1900

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5212 A Set of Six Victorian Wine Goblets

5212 A Set of Six Victorian Wine Goblets

This is a wonderful set of practical wine goblets. They are late 19th century and... Date: c.1880-1900

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5214 A Fine Georgian Taper Decanter

5214 A Fine Georgian Taper Decanter

If you were looking for a plain decanter to do a good job, then you... Date: c.1775-90

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5217 A Pair of Plain Mahogany Coasters

5217 A Pair of Plain Mahogany Coasters

This ia a delightful pair of plain and simple antique mahogany coasters which will accommodate... Date: c.1825

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5218 A Fine Green 'Prussian' Decanter

5218 A Fine Green 'Prussian' Decanter

This is a really good dark green/teal coloured decanter of 'prussian' form - that is... Date: c.1800

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5219 A Silver Wine Label for Burgundy

5219 A Silver Wine Label for Burgundy

Wine labels for burgundy, while not rare, are certainly far from common. This is probably... Date: 1809

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5220 A Pair of plain 'Prussian' decanters

5220 A Pair of plain 'Prussian' decanters

Not all antiques are wonderful and fine - age of iteself bestows no merit on... Date: c.1810-30

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5225 A Fine Pair of Green Decanters

5225 A Fine Pair of Green Decanters

This is a fine pair of decanters. They are a good bold shade of green,... Date: c.1830

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5226 A Fine and Pretty Ship's Decanter

5226 A Fine and Pretty Ship's Decanter

This is a fine and classic ship's decanter. It appears slightly smaller than some, but... Date: c.1810

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5227 A Fine Pair of Brass-Inlaid Mahogany Coasters

5227 A Fine Pair of Brass-Inlaid Mahogany Coasters

This is a very fine pair of mahogany coasters - quite similar to one I... Date: c.1770

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5228  A Rare Set of SIX Unfinished Wine Labels

5228 A Rare Set of SIX Unfinished Wine Labels

This is an extraordinary set of labels because they appear to be unfinished - not... Date: 1808

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5231 A Rare and Fine Half-Bottle Ship's Decanter

5231 A Rare and Fine Half-Bottle Ship's Decanter

This is a very unusual decanter, because not only are half-bottle ship's decanters rare, but... Date: c.1800

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5232 A Fine Half-Bottle 'Indian Club' Decanter

5232 A Fine Half-Bottle 'Indian Club' Decanter

This is a very pretty half-bottle decanter of 'Indian Club' shape. The body is engraved... Date: c.1790

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5233  Good Half-Bottle Taper Decanter

5233 Good Half-Bottle Taper Decanter

This is simply a good taper decanter of the late 18th century - in half-bottle... Date: c.1790

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5234 A Poor 'Prussian' Decanter

5234 A Poor 'Prussian' Decanter

This has to be one of the worst, but completely genuine antique decanters ever! It... Date: c.1830

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5236 Eleven 'Biscuit' Bin Labels Marked for Fine Wines

5236 Eleven 'Biscuit' Bin Labels Marked for Fine Wines

This is a remarkable group of bin labels as they were all made 'in the... Date: c.1850 and later

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5238 A Plain Prussian Decanter

5238 A Plain Prussian Decanter

This is perhaps the perfect example of classic antique decanter. It is completely plain -... Date: c.1810

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5243 A Rare Pair of 'Prussian' Decanters with Spiral Neck Rings

5243 A Rare Pair of 'Prussian' Decanters with Spiral Neck Rings

Decanters with spiral neck rings are distinctly uncommon, but pairs are a rarity. Some call... Date: c.1800

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5244 A fine and Rare Pair of Ship's Decanters

5244 A fine and Rare Pair of Ship's Decanters

This is a very unusual pair of decanters because of their shape. One has to... Date: c1790 - 1805

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5245 A Rare 'Lynn' Decanter

5245 A Rare 'Lynn' Decanter

Decanters and other glass of the mid-18th century with horizonal ribs are referred to as... Date: C.1740

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5246 A Pair of Regency Cut Glass Decanters

5246 A Pair of Regency Cut Glass Decanters

This is a large pair of Georgian decanters which are comprehensively decorated with precision cutting.... Date: c.1820-30

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5247 A Good Quality Early 20th Century Decanting Cradle

5247 A Good Quality Early 20th Century Decanting Cradle

This is an unusual and heavy decanting cradle made in brass and bronze (apparently). The... Date: c.1925

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5255 A Fine Pair of Wheel-Engraved Shaft and Globe Decanters

5255 A Fine Pair of Wheel-Engraved Shaft and Globe Decanters

This is a particularly fine pair of Shaft-and globe decanters. The bodies are engraved in... Date: c.1880

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5256 A Good Silver Wine Coaster of 1810.

5256 A Good Silver Wine Coaster of 1810.

This is a good early 19th century silver wine coaster. It has bellied sides and... Date: 1810

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5258 An Old Sheffield Plate Wine Funnel

5258 An Old Sheffield Plate Wine Funnel

Old Sheffield plated wine funnels are not common - unlike electroplated examples which are often... Date: c.1820

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5259 A Fine 'Prussian' Irish (?) Decanter

5259 A Fine 'Prussian' Irish (?) Decanter

This really charming decanter was made in the opening years of the 19th century -... Date: c.1810

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5260 A Rare Green Prussian Decanter with 'Raspberry Prunts'

5260 A Rare Green Prussian Decanter with 'Raspberry Prunts'

This is both a rare and interesting decanter. Wine glasses, known as 'roemers', were made in... Date: c.1820

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5261 A Pair of Half-Bottle Claret Jugs

5261 A Pair of Half-Bottle Claret Jugs

This is a pretty pair of small claret jugs - ideal for a tasting comparison... Date: c.1880

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5262 A Pair of Bristol Blue Broad Indian Club Decanters

5262 A Pair of Bristol Blue Broad Indian Club Decanters

This is a delightful pair of 'Bristol Blue' decanters dating from the turn of the... Date: c.1800

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5263 A Fine Green Prussian Decanter

5263 A Fine Green Prussian Decanter

This is a really good dark, very dark, emerald-green coloured decanter of 'prussian' form -... Date: c.1800

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5267 A Massive Decanter of IMPERIALE Size

5267 A Massive Decanter of IMPERIALE Size

This is a HUGE decanter! It is the largest we have handled or indeed seen... Date: c.1830-50

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5269 A Fine and Rare Champagne Decanter

5269 A Fine and Rare Champagne Decanter

While decanters made specifically for champagne are not numerous, nether are they particularly rare. Most... Date: 1895

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5270 A Plain Patent Claret Flask

5270 A Plain Patent Claret Flask

This is a simple, straightforward wine or claret flask. it holds a full bottle and... Date: c.1875

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6001 A FIne Engraved, Etched and Matted Claret Flask

6001 A FIne Engraved, Etched and Matted Claret Flask

This is a stunningly good claret flask - the decoration being superbly executed. The general... Date: c.1880

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6002 A Plain Victorian Magnum Claret Jug

6002 A Plain Victorian Magnum Claret Jug

This is a magnum claret jug of plain form, the body being of ovoid fromsurmounted... Date: c.1890

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6003 A Georgian Indian Club Decanter

6003 A Georgian Indian Club Decanter

This is a simple late 18th century decanter of a shape known as an 'Indian... Date: c.1780

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6004 A Good Pair of Plain 'Prussian Decanters

6004 A Good Pair of Plain 'Prussian Decanters

This is an excellent pair of Georgian decanters that are fit for everyday use. Being... Date: c.1810

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6005 A Good Dublin-made Silver Wine Funnel

6005 A Good Dublin-made Silver Wine Funnel

Three or four years ago, Antique silver wine funnels were quite abundant on the market... Date: 1818

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6006 A Good Silver Wine Funnel of 1805

6006 A Good Silver Wine Funnel of 1805

William Allen (the third) was a good silversmith, but despite being listed as a 'smallworker',... Date: 1805

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6007 An Old Sheffield Plate Wine Funnel

6007 An Old Sheffield Plate Wine Funnel

This is a very good example of an Old Sheffield Plate wine funnel. It can... Date: c.1790

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6008 A Rare Step-Cut Georgian Green Decanter

6008 A Rare Step-Cut Georgian Green Decanter

This is a very rare decanter, being step-cut about its entire height. It is of... Date: c.1820

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6009 A Marie-Jeanne (3-Bottle-size) Decanter

6009 A Marie-Jeanne (3-Bottle-size) Decanter

This is a good large decanter holding three bottles with ease. It was almost certainly... Date: c.1840

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6010 A Fine George III Silver Goblet

6010 A Fine George III Silver Goblet

Obviously this is not a glass - but it does serve the same purpose as...

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6011 A Very Fine Pair of Prussian Decanters

6011 A Very Fine Pair of Prussian Decanters

This is an exceptional pair of decanters, which some may attribute to Perrin, Geddes &... Date: c.1810

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6014 A Remarkable Pale Turquoise Ship's Decanter

6014 A Remarkable Pale Turquoise Ship's Decanter

Almost all coloured ship's decanters are late 19th or early 20th century in date, but... Date: c.1830 - 40

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6015 A Fine Pair of Classic 'Prussian' Decanters

6015 A Fine Pair of Classic 'Prussian' Decanters

This is a really well-made pair of 'prussian' decanters in the classical tradition, with panel-... Date: c.1800

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6016 An Unusual Pair of Plain 'Nelson' Decanters

6016 An Unusual Pair of Plain 'Nelson' Decanters

The shape of these decanters is unusual as it is usually associated with decanters which... Date: c.1830 - 40

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6019 A Good Georgian Taper Decanter

6019 A Good Georgian Taper Decanter

This is an elegant example of a late 18th century decanter of taper form. It... Date: c.1790

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6020 A Good George III decanter.

6020 A Good George III decanter.

This is a fine Georgian decanter of broad 'Indian club' shape. It has three plain... Date: c.1800

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6022 A plain Rectangular Label for RUM

6022 A plain Rectangular Label for RUM

Far from grandiose, this is a plain silver wine (strictly spirit) label for RUM. It... Date: c.1775

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6027 A Lady's Legs Corkcrew in its Original Leather Pouch

6027 A Lady's Legs Corkcrew in its Original Leather Pouch

This is a good 'Lady's Legs' corkscrew. The celluloid 'stockings' in two shades of green... Date: c.1890

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6028 A Pair of French Decanters in the English Style

6028 A Pair of French Decanters in the English Style

This fine pair of decanters look, at first sight, to be English - they have... Date: c.1820

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6029 A French DOUBLE MAGNUM Decanter

6029 A French DOUBLE MAGNUM Decanter

A thoroughly practical if very generous decanter - and a typical example of a northern...

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6031 A Magnum Ship's Decanter by Villeroy & Boch

6031 A Magnum Ship's Decanter by Villeroy & Boch

This plain ship's decanter is just what you see - except that our lighting facility... Date: c.1990

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6032 A Prussian Decanter with Mushroom Stopper

6032 A Prussian Decanter with Mushroom Stopper

This is a good 'Prussian' decanter with a barrel-shaped body cut with flutes around the... Date: c.1815

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6034 A Good Plain Prussian Decanter

6034 A Good Plain Prussian Decanter

This is a fine Georgian decanter of 'Prussian' form. It has three annulated neck rings... Date: c.1805

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6035 8 Various Wood Bin Labels

6035 8 Various Wood Bin Labels

This is an unusual group of bin labels in that they are made of wood,... Date: c.1880

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6036 Three Circular Bin Labels

6036 Three Circular Bin Labels

This is a group of three circular bin labels which have pencilled legends, but were... Date: c.1840

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6037 A Fine George III silver Wine Funnel by Thomas Hayter

6037 A Fine George III silver Wine Funnel by Thomas Hayter

As antique silver wine funnels go, this is a good one, being of solid gauge... Date: 1805

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6040 A Fine Silver Wine Funnel by Joseph Angell

6040 A Fine Silver Wine Funnel by Joseph Angell

Joseph Angell was a good silversmith, which is not surpriising as he was apprenticed to... Date: 1818

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6050 An Exceptional Pair of Georgian 3-Bottle Decanters

6050 An Exceptional Pair of Georgian 3-Bottle Decanters

This is a really exciting pair of decanters, each of which holds three bottles with... Date: c.1775 -90

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6050 An Exceptional Pair of Georgian 3-Bottle Decanters

6050 An Exceptional Pair of Georgian 3-Bottle Decanters

This is a really exciting pair of decanters, each of which holds three bottles with... Date: c.1775 -90

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6053 A Pottery Bin Label for CHAMPAIGNE

6053 A Pottery Bin Label for CHAMPAIGNE

The style and manufacture of this bin label suggest a date earlier than most -... Date: c.1780 -1800

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6054 A Fine & Rare 3-Bottle Shaft & Globe Decanter

6054 A Fine & Rare 3-Bottle Shaft & Globe Decanter

It is very rare to find decanters larger than magnium size, but this is a... Date: c.1850

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6055 A Pair of Large Magnum Decanters

6055 A Pair of Large Magnum Decanters

This is an impressive and fine pair of large magnum decanters. In fact, they will... Date: c1880

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6057 A Fine Victorian Claret Flask

6057 A Fine Victorian Claret Flask

Flask-shaped decanters and claret jugs enjoyed a brief, if very popular, fashion in the 1870s....

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6486 A Pair of Silver Coasters by Robert Hennell

6486 A Pair of Silver Coasters by Robert Hennell

This is a better-than-average pair of silver coasters made in the workshops of Robert Hennell... Date: 1776

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6504 a Fine Brilliant-Cut Magnum Shaft & Globe Decanter

6504 a Fine Brilliant-Cut Magnum Shaft & Globe Decanter

This is a very impressive decanter which easily holds a magnum. Indeed, 2 bottles barely... Date: c.1880

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6508 A Pair of Cut and Engraved Shaft & Globe Decanters

6508 A Pair of Cut and Engraved Shaft & Globe Decanters

This is quite simply, a very good pair of Victorian shaft & globe decanters. The... Date: c.1870

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6509 A Pair of Cut Shaft & Globe Decanters

6509 A Pair of Cut Shaft & Globe Decanters

This is a good, bright pair of Victorian decanters. The compressed globular bodies are profusely... Date: c.1860

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6510 A Plain Georgian 'Prussian' Decanter with a  target or Bull's Eye stopper

6510 A Plain Georgian 'Prussian' Decanter with a target or Bull's Eye stopper

This is a very simple, plain Georgian decanter of a type known as a 'Prussian'.... Date: c.1815

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6514 A Rare Georgian Taper Icing Decanter

6514 A Rare Georgian Taper Icing Decanter

This is a really rare decanter as it has an 'icing pocket' in the base.... Date: c.1810

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6515 A Fine Set of 4 Decanters in Sizes.

6515 A Fine Set of 4 Decanters in Sizes.

It is really quite rare to find a set of four decanters in sizes -... Date: c.1800

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6517 A Plain Prussian Decanter with Three Neck Rings

6517 A Plain Prussian Decanter with Three Neck Rings

This is a good and quite early example of a 'prussian' decanter. It is devoid... Date: c.1810

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6523 Very Rare Leather Bottle Boot

6523 Very Rare Leather Bottle Boot

This rare object is to aid the extraction of a cork from a bottle. It... Date: c.1850

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6530  An Elutriator - And its Pair.

6530 An Elutriator - And its Pair.

To elutriate is to decant or strain small particles from a liquid. When Messrs Ellis... Date: c.1857

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6540 A Fine Prussian Decanter with a Norwich Engraving

6540 A Fine Prussian Decanter with a Norwich Engraving

This is a fine 'prussian' decanter with three neck rings, panel-cut shoulders and fine fluted... Date: c.1815-20

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6543 An Unusual Red-Cased Ship's Decanter

6543 An Unusual Red-Cased Ship's Decanter

This highly unusual decanter has a broad base, so can be called a ship's decanter,... Date: c.1850

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6546 A Very Rare Bin Label for VIN DE, ST> GEOGES

6546 A Very Rare Bin Label for VIN DE, ST> GEOGES

An extremely rare, if not unique, delftware bin label bearing the legend VIN DE, ST;... Date: c.1740-60

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6547 A Rare Delftware Bin Label for OLD, RUM

6547 A Rare Delftware Bin Label for OLD, RUM

Delftware bin labels are becoming increasingly scarce and those with unusual legends even more so.... Date: c.1740-60

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6548 A Delftware Bin Label for 'OLD HOCK'

6548 A Delftware Bin Label for 'OLD HOCK'

This is a good delftware bin label for OLD HOCK with blue lettering against a... Date: c.1760

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6549 A Delftware Bin Label for CYDER

6549 A Delftware Bin Label for CYDER

This is a rare delftware bin label for "Cyder". Of typical coathanger form, it has... Date: c.1760

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9522 A pair of silver-mounted claret jugs

9522 A pair of silver-mounted claret jugs

This pair of claret jugs have glass bodies cut all over with hobnails in graduated... Date: 1898

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9554 A fine and rare Charles Hull 'Presto' corkscrew

9554 A fine and rare Charles Hull 'Presto' corkscrew

This is a fine example of a rare and collectable corkscrew by Charles Hull. The... Date: c.1865

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9573 A pottery bin label for 'PORT'

9573 A pottery bin label for 'PORT'

This bin label for port has black lettering against a bluey-white glazed ground. The glaze... Date: c.1840

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9581 A Pottery Bin Label for SHERRY

9581 A Pottery Bin Label for SHERRY

This is a good example of a mid-19th century pottery bin label. It is not... Date: c.1850

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9596 A Blue and White Overlay Decanter & Stopper

9596 A Blue and White Overlay Decanter & Stopper

This is a fine English decanter of c.1860 and possibly made by the distinguished firm... Date: c.1860

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9605 A turquoise and amber flask

9605 A turquoise and amber flask

This is a pretty claret flask or jug of pale turquoise colour. The twisted handle... Date: c.1880

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9620 A Kosta Spirit Decanter with Engraved Sportsman

9620 A Kosta Spirit Decanter with Engraved Sportsman

This is a cylindrical decanter of heavy lead crystal glass. It is of high quality.... Date: c.1942

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9650 A Papier Mache Double Coaster Boat

9650 A Papier Mache Double Coaster Boat

This papier mache double coaster boat is a delightful rarity. The actual coasters are very... Date: c.1790

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9718 A Rare and Fine Champagne Bottle Holder

9718 A Rare and Fine Champagne Bottle Holder

This is a fine and very practical rarity. The sterling silver bottle holder hinges open... Date: 1890

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9730 A Ruby Red Claret Jug/Flask

9730 A Ruby Red Claret Jug/Flask

This is a good example of a red flask claret jug of the Victorian period.... Date: c.1870

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9760 A Moulded red Claret Jug

9760 A Moulded red Claret Jug

This is a delightful claret jug of a rather strawberry-red colour. The jug while being... Date: c.1880

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9773 A Cast Silver Wine Funnel Stand

9773 A Cast Silver Wine Funnel Stand

This is a heavy gauge wine funnel stand with a cast gardroon and scroll rim.... Date: 1826

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9775 An Enamel Wine Label for Claret

9775 An Enamel Wine Label for Claret

Enamel wine labels are a rarity and this is a pretty example for CLARET. It... Date: 1890

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9779 An Opaque Twist Wine Glass

9779 An Opaque Twist Wine Glass

This is a good example of a double series opaque twist wine glass. The stem... Date: c.1760

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9785 A fine  and Rare Enamel Wine Label for MALAGA

9785 A fine and Rare Enamel Wine Label for MALAGA

This is a good example of a rare form of English wine label which is... Date: c.1760

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9804 A Large and Attractive Silver Coaster

9804 A Large and Attractive Silver Coaster

A silver coaster made in Sheffield in 1807 by John Roberts and Co. While the... Date: 1807

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9805 A High Quality Electroplated Coaster

9805 A High Quality Electroplated Coaster

We do not usually buy electroplated pieces, but this coaster just oozes quality. The solid... Date: c.1860

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9807 An Impressive Enamel Wine Label for PORT

9807 An Impressive Enamel Wine Label for PORT

This is a fine enamel wine label for port. The label is decorated with sprays... Date: 1748-1753

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9811 A Very Large Late 18th Century Goblet

9811 A Very Large Late 18th Century Goblet

This magnificent goblet was made in the closing years of the 18th century and has... Date: c.1790

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9813 A 'Prussian' carafe with White Striations

9813 A 'Prussian' carafe with White Striations

This is a carafe of rare form being of 'prussian' outline, but with an unusual... Date: c.1820

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9844 A Silver-mounted Champagne Decanter

9844 A Silver-mounted Champagne Decanter

This is a half-bottle champagne decanter with a silver mount simulating the foil and 'cork'... Date: 1895

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9848 A Thomason-type Double Action Corkscrew

9848 A Thomason-type Double Action Corkscrew

This is a good example of a corkscrew of the type first designed by Edward... Date: c.1840

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9873 A Large Shaped Crescent Wine Label for Claret

9873 A Large Shaped Crescent Wine Label for Claret

This is an unusual variety of the crescent shape of wine label which was popular... Date: 1822

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9877 An Oblong Wine Label with Reeded Edge for SAUTERNE

9877 An Oblong Wine Label with Reeded Edge for SAUTERNE

This is a pretty wine label of a type which remained popular for several decades... Date: 1827

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9878 A Sterling Silver Soda Siphon Coaster

9878 A Sterling Silver Soda Siphon Coaster

Soda water and other carbonated drinks became very popular at the end of the 19th... Date: 1910

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9885 A Mahogany 6-Bottle Wine Tray or Carrier

9885 A Mahogany 6-Bottle Wine Tray or Carrier

Wine trays or carriers were used to take bottles from the cellar to the dining... Date: c.1820

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9889 A Rare Set of 14 Pottery 'Coathanger' Bin Numbers

9889 A Rare Set of 14 Pottery 'Coathanger' Bin Numbers

This is a very rare part set of bin numbers. Most bin numbers are circular and... Date: c.1860

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9890 A Belle Epoch Champagne Tap

9890 A Belle Epoch Champagne Tap

This is the least usual form of champagne tap which allows a glass of bubbly... Date: c.1890

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9895 A Good Simple 'Prussian' Decanter

9895 A Good Simple 'Prussian' Decanter

The ultimate practical decanter? Perhaps, yes! The body is a broad taper/Indian club form with three... Date: c.1800

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9898 A Part Set Of Circular Bin Numbers

9898 A Part Set Of Circular Bin Numbers

Bin numbers were usually made circular and about 3" (75mm) diameter. They were particualrly popular... Date: c.1890

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9901 A Very Rare English Silver Wine Taster

9901 A Very Rare English Silver Wine Taster

English wine tasters made before the 20th century are very rare - quite unlike their... Date: 1801

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9903 A Brown Overlay Decanter & Stopper

9903 A Brown Overlay Decanter & Stopper

This is a tall tapered decanter flashed with a very unusual shade of pale brown.... Date: c.1860

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9915 A Fine MAGNUM Cut Decanter

9915 A Fine MAGNUM Cut Decanter

This is a good quality decanter of magnum (2-bottle) capacity. It has a panel-cut neck... Date: c.1835

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9915 A Fine MAGNUM Cut Decanter

9915 A Fine MAGNUM Cut Decanter

This is a good quality decanter of magnum (2-bottle) capacity. It has a panel-cut neck... Date: c.1835

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9919 Two Small Bin Labels for Port & Madeira

9919 Two Small Bin Labels for Port & Madeira

These are two unusual bin lables from a set. One bears the legend '2 MADEIRA',... Date: c.1850

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9927 A Fine Set of 6 Silver Wine Labels

9927 A Fine Set of 6 Silver Wine Labels

This is a fine set of 6 wine labels made in 1828 by Charles Reily... Date: 1828

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9929 A Charming Wheel Engraved Blue Carafe

9929 A Charming Wheel Engraved Blue Carafe

Most mid-19th. century coloured decanters fall into one of about 3 standard patterns, but this... Date: c.1860

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9932 A Fine and Rare Corkscrew with a Silver Gilt Handle

9932 A Fine and Rare Corkscrew with a Silver Gilt Handle

This a very fine and beautiful corkscrew which has a silver-gilt handle in the form... Date: 1829

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9934 A Fine Pair of Rosewood Coasters

9934 A Fine Pair of Rosewood Coasters

This is a fine pair of treen (wooden) coasters in excellent condition and with a... Date: c.1820

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9935 A Very Rare 4-bottle Mahogany Bottle Tray

9935 A Very Rare 4-bottle Mahogany Bottle Tray

Mahogany Bottle or decanter trays are very rare, and this is a particularly good example... Date: c.1790

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9940 A Decorated Taper Decanter with Facetted Disc Stopper

9940 A Decorated Taper Decanter with Facetted Disc Stopper

This is a good Georgian-period decanter of typical taper form - except that it is... Date: c.1790

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9947 A Rare Early Roundlet Silver-gilt Corkscrew

9947 A Rare Early Roundlet Silver-gilt Corkscrew

Roundlet corkscrews are a fine invention which enable a corkscrew to be taken apart and... Date: 1865

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9950 A Simple T Corkscrew by Robert Jones & Son

9950 A Simple T Corkscrew by Robert Jones & Son

This is a simple antique T corkscrew. Although it is bereft of any embellishments, it... Date: c.1860

Price: UK customers £65, US customers $80, Euro customers €75, Australian customers $105

9958 A Very Rare Pink Lustre Spode Bin Label for Bronte

9958 A Very Rare Pink Lustre Spode Bin Label for Bronte

This is an extremely rare pottery bin label for Bronte, and one which provokes activity... Date: c.1830

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9965 A Small Sikes's Hydrometer with tables

9965 A Small Sikes's Hydrometer with tables

For the purpose of levying duty and tax, it was necessary for Customs and Excise... Date: c.1890

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9980 A 'Frosted' Glass Icing Jug

9980 A 'Frosted' Glass Icing Jug

This is not, stictly speaking, a wine jug. It was probably originally intended for serving... Date: c.1880

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Hand-made Cup-bowl Wine Glasses and Goblets

Hand-made Cup-bowl Wine Glasses and Goblets

These glasses are hand-made to our specific requirements. They look very similar to a type... Date: 2012

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