Laurie Leigh Antiques

Fine English & Irish Antique Glass

Georgian Decanters, Victorian Decanters, Claret Jugs and Wine Ewers

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W1478 Rare Georgian ice or champagne decanter with three blade neck rings over plain body with large ice pocket. Lozenge stopper. Probably Irish. Circa 1800.

Height: 13 inches.  Price: £2650.00.

W10654 Magificent pair of Regency decanters cut with horizontal prisms over a band of graduated strawberry diamonds above basal hollow lancet broad flutes outlined with mitre flutes. Star-cut bases. Original matching hollow blown mushroom stoppers. Circa 1815.

Height: 9¼ inches.  Price: £975.00.

W10520 Fine Georgian tapered decanter engraved with bows, spotted and emblazoned swags and stars. Lozenge stopper. Circa 1800.

Height: 12 inches. Price: £425.00.

W10648 Superb Victorian silver-mounted locking square spirit decanter cut all over in the 'brilliant' style with hobnails and diamonds and applied with a silver lock and neck collar, handle and base rim. Lapidary ball stopper. Hallmarked George Betjemann & Sons, London, 1897.

Height: 9½ inches. Price: £595.00.

W1533 A very rare, possibly unique Georgian gilt bronze decanter wagon holding two large Georgian decanters cut with vertical broad flutes over a band of diamonds and a band of horizontal mitre flutes over basal vertical mitre flutes.  Star-cut bases and matching mushroom stoppers. Each coaster consists of a row of portrait medallions below a beaded rim and are mounted on four fancy wheels.  Beaded looped pulling handle.  Circa 1825.

Overall length of wagon: 18¾ inches. Diameter of coasters: 6¼ inches. Height of decanters: 10¼ inches.  Capacity of each decanter: 1½ bottles. Total height of decanters and wagon: 13½ inches.  Price: £6750. 

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W1476 Rare Georgian labelled mallet shaped decanter engraved with a label for 'CHERRY'* surrounded with flowers and fruiting vines. Cut disc stopper. Circa 1770.

Height: 10¾ inches. Price: £1950.00.

*'Cherry' probably refers to 'cherry bounce', a brandy-based drink popular throughout the 18th century which was flavoured with the juice of crushed cherries, sweetened with sugar and sometimes gently spiced with cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. In the early 19th century, bounce was supplanted in fashionable circles by maraschino, the favourite drink of the Prince Regent.

W10629 Lovely Victorian shaft amd globe decanter, the neck cut with notched broad flutes over alternating panels of split diamonds and engraved floral sprays. Base cut with radiating mitre flutes. Lapidary stopper with notched and fluted stem. Circa 1800.

Length: 12 inches.  Price: £225.00.

W10656 Rare Georgian baluster shaped pedestal-footed decanter cut with broad flutes over an engraved band of 'sprig and oval' above basal broad flutes, on square pedestal foot. Lozenge stopper. Circa 1780.

Height: 14¼ inches. Price: Sold.

W10588 Good Georgian barrel shaped decanter with three plain neck rings over cut broad shoulder flutes and basal vertical hollow comb fflutes. Target stopper. Circa 1820.

Height: 10½ ins. Price: £265.00.

W10361 Superb gourd shaped decanter decorated in intaglio with fruiting vines over large basal plume pillars, on foot cut with fans. Original matching hollow blown gourd shaped stopper. Circa 1920.

Height: 14¼ inches.  Price: £425.00. 

W10457 Lovely pair of Victorian angular shaft and globe decanters cut with broad flutes over a broad band of cross-cut diamonds over basal vertical mitre flutes. Original lapidary ball stoppers. Star-cut bases. Circa 1880.

Height 11 inches. Price: £325.00.

W10589 Good Georgian barrel shaped decanter cut in relief with four plain flat neck rings over vertical broad flutes. Mushroom stopper cut with radiating mitre flutes. Circa 1820.

Height: 10¾ inches. Price: £265.00.

W1354 Fine pair of Georigan barrel shaped decanters with three plain neck rings and cut with broad flutes and prisms over a band of diamonds and basal vertical mitre flutes. Original matching hollow blown ball stoppers. Circa 1820.

Height: 10¾ inches. Price: £850.00.

W10657 Rare Georgian bauster shaped pedestal-footed decanter cut with hollow facets to the neck over intertwined bands of engraved 'sprig and oval' forming a row of vesicas each enclosing a polished star, on square pedestal foot. Cut disc stopper. Circa 1780.

Height : 13½ inches. Price: Sold.

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