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5153 A Good Pair of 'Prussian' Decanters

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While these are a standard pattern of Georgian decanter, they are particularly good examples.   They are marginally larger than many which means that a bottle of wine in each will be aerated just that little bit better - doing the job they were designed to do.

The decanters have panel-cut shoulders and a band of fine fluting around the base while the necks have facet-cut rings to give a really grip.  The (replaced) stoppers are of bull's eye or target form and are in perfect proportion.

The decanters are in excellent overall condition without any cracks or chips and only minor wear consistent with their age and without any internal cloudiness.

They are, perhaps the epitome of what many people expect a pair of Georgian decanters and are very fit for purpose.

Date: c.1800

Dimensions: 11.6", 29.4 cm high incl. stoppers

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