I'm not certain about why the silver is on this item, just theorizing. Waterford Ireland Cut Crystal Ships Decanter With Custom Sterling Silver Collar. This decanter is as is with damage. I was so baffled when i first acquired this item, because I don't recognize the foreign hallmarks on the silver, and I've never seen a Waterford decanter with that kind of collar.The original glass is badly damaged at the area of the upper rim, you can see chips and cracks that would have rendered this piece useless. I'm assuming the original owner damaged this item, and rather than throw it out, had it repaired with sterling silver and in my opinion it looks better that way. I filed into the metal just under the hallmark and performed a silver test and the result is positive for silver. The decanter shows its age, as far as scratches on underside, as well as cloudiness/ residue on inside of decanter primarily towards the bottom. The old gothic script Waterford acid etching can be found near underside of decanter, circled with red sharpie so you can easily locate.
The stopper is in good condition, but note does not have the Waterford etching. Review listed pictures for further description and condition. Any questions please ask, thanks for looking.
Offers are welcome so feel free to make one. The item "Waterford Ireland Cut Crystal Ships Decanter With Custom Sterling Silver Collar" is in sale since Sunday, May 31, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Glassware\Waterford". The seller is "naples4ever" and is located in Arlington Heights, Illinois.This item can be shipped to United States.