A pair of Victorian shaft and globe porcupine decanters Date : c1865 Period : Victoria Origin : Probably WHB Richardson Colour : Clear and bright cut Stopper : Sharp diamond cut ball Neck : Deep prism cuts above large diamonds Body : Prism cuts above petal cuts and a field of flat topped diamonds Pontil : Radian cut Glass Type : Lead Size : 38.5cms Condition : Very good. Some nibbles and grazes to the facets on the body. Nibbles to the base of the spigot Restoration : None Weight : 3840g combined. Known as prickly monstrosities when made they are exemplary of Victorian rich cutting.These are the very first examples we have offered for sale. Heavy, robust, tactile and very decorative. 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 "Rare Pair Victorian Porcupine Decanters c1865" is in sale since Tuesday, January 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Glass\Date-Lined Glass\Victorian (c. The seller is "eric-knowles-the-hoard" and is located in High Wycombe. This item can be shipped worldwide.