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Antique Clear DECANTER — Port and sherry decanter
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Opulent and very unusual spirit or wine decanter, heavy pear shaped body on a raised foot decorated with panels imitating layered fabric, cut glass prismatic neck and a heavy stopper; antique English Victorian circa 1850. Long Victorian period (1838-1901) spanned over an immensely prolific time in the history of art and design. It covers such great fashions as Gothic Revival, the Pre-Raphaelites, Aesthetic Movement, Expressionism, Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau. That was quite unlike any other period.
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Cut Glass Heavy Swags Whisky or Wine Decanter Antique English circa 1850
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Port and sherry decanter

Antique English, circa 1850

Opulent and very unusual spirit or wine decanter, heavy pear shaped body on a raised foot decorated with panels imitating layered fabric, cut glass prismatic neck and a heavy stopper; antique English Victorian circa 1850.

Condition: Antique — surface chips on the stopper, rim and body

Long Victorian period (1838−1901) spanned over an immensely prolific time in the history of art and design. It covers such great fashions as Gothic Revival, the Pre-Raphaelites, Aesthetic Movement, Expressionism, Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau. That was quite unlike any other period.

Size

26.5 cm high
14 UK 0 remaining in stock. Safely packaged in a well padded box. Free UK delivery, 14-day returns (30 days for faulty items).
Antique Clear DECANTER — Port and sherry decanter 1

How to care

Clean glass jugs, wine decanters and claret jugs immediately after use - that way it is easy to remove the stains before they set onto the glass surface.


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Antique Clear DECANTER — Port and sherry decanter 2
Antique Clear DECANTER — Port and sherry decanter 3

How to care

Decanters, wine carafes and narrow jugs can be cleaned using rock salt or rice and vinegar. Salt acts as an abrasive. Rinse well and let it dry thoroughly.

Antique Clear DECANTER — Port and sherry decanter 4

How to care

Traditionally, tough wine stains inside glass decanters can be removed by rolling buckshot; nowadays they are called decanter cleaning rolling balls.

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How to care

Clouded surface inside a decanter is hard to fix - requires a vibrating machine; but when decanter is full with liquid, the glass becomes transparent.

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Antique Clear DECANTER — Port and sherry decanter 7

How to care

Glass is a pretty tough material. Wash old wine glasses normally in a warm soapy water. Watch out for gilding and enamelling - do not scrub hard.