Cut Glass Port Decanter, English 1830s
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Condition: chips on the body and collar
Size: Height: 27.5 cm
Style notes — late Georgian period mainly refers to the early 19th century, up to 1838. The style was predominantly neo-classical, that looked back at the ancient Greece and Rome and used those elements in design and decoration. Most Georgian items have straight and very clean lines and elegant repetitive floral patterns.
Facts of Lavish With time, from a purely practical objects decanters became a luxury symbol of status. Just look at the intricately cut crystal glass and silver mounted decanters.