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Antique Silver Port — Large silver glass decanter
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Spectacular large blown glass decanter for serving wine, sherry or port, with with pinched sides and sterling silver collar by William Hutton & Sons, hallmarked for London 1895; antique English Victorian. Arts & Crafts was a major international movement in design. It started in Victorian Britain in the 1860s, and came as a reaction to the industrialisation and mass production. It was about simple and functional, high quality and skilfully produced homewares and furniture, using simple natural materials.
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Large Glass and Silver Wine Decanter by William Hutton Antique English Victorian 1895
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Large silver glass decanter

Antique English, 1895

Spectacular large blown glass decanter for serving wine, sherry or port, with with pinched sides and sterling silver collar by William Hutton & Sons, hallmarked for London 1895; antique English Victorian.

Condition: Antique — stopper is probably a replacement but fits properly, stopper has a small chip on the tip, body has surface wear but no chips, collar has a small dent on the opposite side from hallmarks, some calcium residue inside

Arts & Crafts was a major international movement in design. It started in Victorian Britain in the 1860s, and came as a reaction to the industrialisation and mass production. It was about simple and functional, high quality and skilfully produced homewares and furniture, using simple natural materials.

Size

31 cm high, 12.5 cm wide
14 UK 1 remaining in stock. Safely packaged in a well padded box. Free UK delivery, 14-day returns (30 days for faulty items).
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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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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.

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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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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.