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4110 A Two-Ring Plain Prussian Decanter


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This is just a classic!  The plain shape - ideal for pouring wine - married to the sense of neck rings that allow a good grip to be taken, and one has the perfect decanter.  It is not surprising that when the great wine writer, Hugh Johnson, chose a decanter to reproduce, he chose this model.

The two neck rings rather than the usual three have no particular significance, and probably does not indicate an Irish, or more specifically Belfast, origin in this instance.  It has an inverted bervelled pear-shape stopper.

Date: c.1800

Dimensions: 11" , 28 cm. high incl. stopper

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