3004 A Cut 'Prussian' Decanter
This is a good example of a common type of Georgian decanter known as a 'prussian'. It has three neck rings, in this case annulated, (formed as three rings each) and it has slice- or panel-cut neck and shoulders. The lower part of the body is cut with a band narrow flutes. It has a star-cut mushroom stopper.
This model which appeared at the end of the 18th century was extemely popular, if the number of surviving examples can be used as a guide. They are eminently practical, easy to use, hold a full bottle with ease, and it is not difficult to find others that more or less match. A particular asset is that they do not gurgle when wine is being poured.
Dimensions: 10.7", 27.2 cm. high incl. stopper
Price: UK customers £240, US customers $325, Euro customers €275, Australian customers $420