Lot 1039: TWO PAIRS OF CUT GLASS DECANTERS AND STOPPERS, CIRCA 1770 AND 1820 |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: one pair of tapering shape cut all over with diamond facets, 29cm., 11 3/8 in. high, the other pair of swollen cylindrical form with diamond and star cut facets under bands of close prismatic cutting at the necks, the stoppers with star cuts, 22.9cm., 9in. high, together with a jug elaborately cut with various diamonds and flutes, 29.3cm., 11 1/2 in. high, and a tall footed sweetmeat dish, 20.5cm., 8 1/8 in. high
Decorative. Generally in good order. With the sort of wear that is to be expected - although this does not detract. Chips to rim and foot of sweet meat dish.
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