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6565 A Fine Pair of Green Decanters by Richardsons

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This is a fine and unusual pair of decanters, being a pale apple green and of narrow conical form - almost ship's decanters!  The decanters are nine-sided and cut throughout their height with slice- or panel-cutting.  They have three incised neck rings below the widely flared rims, while the undesides are radially cut with broad and narrow v-cutting.  The heavy hollow stoppers are cut to match.

These are decanters of very high quality - evidenced by their weight (as glass was sold by the weight when these were made and these are surprisingly heavy).  They are in excellent condition - bright and clear with no internal cloudiness and devoid of any significant chips or cracks. They would be eminently suitable for serving white wine.

Date: c.1830-40

Dimensions: 11.2", 28.4 cm. Incl stoppers

Price: UK customers £720, US customers $970, Euro customers €830, Australian customers $1,260

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