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5225 A Fine Pair of Green Decanters

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This is a fine pair of decanters. They are a good bold shade of green, quite unlike the usual duller shades normally seen. They are a variant of the 'indian club' shape with everted rims and have panel-cut bodies along their entire height, each decanter having ten sides. You might even say they are decagonal decanters!  The stoppers are hollow-blown of balloon shape with flat tops and are of hexagonal section.  The bases are star-cut.

Coloured decanters, especially green ones are utterly suitable for serving white wines and have the added advantage of taking the chill off the wine if it has been refigerated. They are also visually very pleasing, being of elegant shape.

The decanters are in excellent condition having only minor wear consistent with their age. There are a couple of nibbles, but they are small and hardly detract from the decanters as can be seen in the lower image.

Date: c.1830

Dimensions: 12.1", 30.7 cm high incl. stoppers

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