6565 A fine pair of green decanters by Richardsons

Code: 6565


£720.00

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 undersides 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

6565 A fine pair of green decanters by Richardsons