A Regency period Prussian decanter Date : c1825 Period : George IV Origin : England Colour : Clear Stopper : Radial cut mushroom. Neck : Three applied neck rings. A band of slice cuts above a an band of comb cut finger bottoms Base : Polished pontil Glass Type : Lead Size : 25.6cm tall and 9.5cm in diameter across the base Condition : The underside of the base has a band of "mossing" from standing Restoration : Professionally cleaned internally. The stopper has been replaced as it was badly damaged Weight : 755g.
Brought back to full service-standard with some careful restoration. The energy saved in not having to make a new bottle was worth our efforts. Antique English glassware is grey and blue but very, very green.
I have been involved in the antiques business since 1971. My career took a leap forward when I joined Bonhams in 1976.Some five years later I became head of the Decorative Arts department. The item "A 19th Century Decanter with Radial Mushroom Stopper" is in sale since Monday, February 15, 2021.
This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Glass\Date-Lined Glass\Pre-1840". The seller is "eric-knowles-the-hoard" and is located in High Wycombe.This item can be shipped worldwide.