Laurie Leigh Antiques

Fine English & Irish Antique Glass

Georgian Decanters, Victorian Decanters, Claret Jugs and Wine Ewers

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Below are a few examples from our extensive stock of decanters. If you are interested in any of the pieces shown, or would like to enquire about other items in our stock, please contact us.

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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.

W10031 Beautiful Victorian gourd shaped decanter decorated all over in intaglio with stylised flowers and foliage above pendant foliage, on ball knopped stem and foot decorated en suite. Original matching hollow blown spire stopper. Circa 1900.

Height: 14 inches. Price: £495.00.

W9658 Lovely Georgian tapered decanter with three blade neck rings over cut stars, urns and swags. Cut disc stopper. Circa 1790.

Height: 11 inches. Price: £425.00.

W10191 Magnificent and rare Art Nouveau mandolin shaped decanter cased in cobalt blue cut to reveal the yellow uranium glass body, the vertical blue neck ribs cut with small navette mitre flutes and pairs of little horizontal mitre flutes over panels of grapes and peaches flanked by scale cutting above basal broad flutes. Original matching hollow blown stopper decorated en suite. Probably Val St Lambert, Belgium. Circa 1890.

Height: 17¾ inches. Price: £1850.

W10135 Fine Victorian shaft and globe decanter cut with broad flutes cut across with two bands of small horizontal narrow mitre flutes over navette shaped reserves of diamonds. Star-cut base. Original matching hollow blown stopper. Circa 1880.

Height: 10¾ inches. Price: £165.00.

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.

W10184 Rare Victorian mallet shaped decanter, the neck cut with notched broad flutes cut across with three bands of fine horizontal prisms, the body decorated all over in the basket weave pattern, on star-cut foot. original matching hollow blown stopper. Joseph Keller for Stevens & Williams, Stourbridge. Circa 1885.

Length: 13 inches.  Price: £525.00.

W9890 Beautiful pair of Victorian 'jewelled' decanters cut with broad flutes ove an engraved border of stars, diamonds and stylised ferns over a row of hexagonal ruby 'jewels' above engraved stars, diamonds and stylised ferns, on star-cut feet. Original matching hollow blown stoppers. Circa 1880.

Height: 12½ inches. Price: £495.00.

W9828 Beautiful Victorian wine ewer with ribbed lip and handle, the neck engraved with foliate festoons and stars, the ovoid body mounted on the shoulder with shells and engraved all round with a water scene depicting fishes (possibly trout) swimming among bulrushes, on foot engraved with a row of spots.
Circa 1870.

Height: 9¼ inches. Price: £475.00.

W1502 Rare pair of Georgian small barrel shaped decanters with three facet-cut blue neck rings over cut broad shoulder flutes and basal vertical narrow hollow comb flutes. Lozenge stoppers. Circa 1810.

Height: 10 inches. Price: £650.00.

W1377 Lovely Edwardian footed claret jug cut with hollow diamond facetys and broad flutes over finely engraved Royal coat-of-arms. 'Teared' handle and star-cut foot. Original matching hollow blown stopper. Circa 1910.

Height 10¾ inches. Price: £450.00.

W1402 Rare Georgian mallet shaped decanter engraved with a label inscribed 'PORT' suspended by a an engraved chain above fruiting vine. Original lozenge stopper inscribed with 'P' (for port). Circa 1770.

Height: 11½ inches. Price: £1950.00.

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.

W8705 Fine pair of Georgian Irish straight-sided decanters cut with three flat neck rings alternating with broad flutes over a band of diamonds and basal vertical mitre flutes. Matching mushroom stoppers cut with diamonds.
Probably Cork, Ireland. Circa 1810.

Height: 10¼ inches. Price: £950.00.

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