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.

W10510 Rare Georgian magnum-sized* mallet shaped decanter cut with broad flutes cut across with two fine horizontal prisms over a row of large diamonds above basal vertical hollow flutes. Target stopper. Circa 1780.

Capacity: 2 bottles.

Height: 14½ inches. Price: Sold.

W10358 Beautiful Victorian circular flagon shaped spirally ribbed decanter with central raspberry prunt, the shoulders decorated with pincerwork, on plain circular foot. Original matching hollow blown spire stopper. Circa 1880.

Height: 13 inches. Price: Sold.

W10477 Superb rare Georgian ship's claret jug, the lip cut with horizontal prisms, the neck cut with vertical broad flutes cut across with two bands of horizontal prisms, the conical body cut woth broad flutes. Fluted handle and star-cut base. Matching hollow blown fluted flat-topped stopper cut with a star. Circa 1830.

Height: 10 inches. Price: Sold.

W1533 A very rare, possibly unique Georgian gilt bronze decanter wagon holding two large Georgian decanters cut with vertical broad flutes over a band of diamonds and a band of horizontal mitre flutes over basal vertical mitre flutes.  Star-cut bases and matching mushroom stoppers. Each coaster consists of a row of portrait medallions below a beaded rim and are mounted on four fancy wheels.  Beaded looped pulling handle.  Circa 1825.

Overall length of wagon: 18¾ inches. Diameter of coasters: 6¼ inches. Height of decanters: 10¼ inches.  Capacity of each decanter: 1½ bottles. Total height of decanters and wagon: 13½ inches.  Price: £6750. 

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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.

W10467 Beautiful Victorian faux cameo amphora shaped decanter etched in relief with blackberries and foliage below cut with broad flutes, on star-cut foot. Original matching hollow blown sspire stopper. Circa 1880.

Length: 13 inches.  Price: £475.00.

W10524 Beautiful George V silver-mounted decanter cut with notched broad flutes over emblazoned swags of tabled diamonds and fine diamonds, on four notched splay feet. Matching hollow blown spire stopper. The silver mount with basal foliate collar hallmarked Birmingham 1913.

Height: 12¼ inches. Price: £425.00.

W10458 Beautiful Edwardian decanter set comprising a conical decanter and six conical glasses all decorated in the 'Roman' pattern with two bands of tesselated hexagonal facets separated by fine prisms below broad flutes. James Powell & Sons, Whitefriars, London. Circa 1910.

Height of decanter: 10¼ ins. Height of glass: 5½ ins. Price: Sold.

W10361 Superb gourd shaped decanter decorated in intaglio with fruiting vines over large basal plume pillars, on foot cut with fans. Original matching hollow blown gourd shaped stopper. Circa 1920.

Height: 14¼ inches.  Price: £425.00. 

W10457 Lovely pair of Victorian angular shaft and globe decanters cut with broad flutes over a broad band of cross-cut diamonds over basal vertical mitre flutes. Original lapidary ball stoppers. Star-cut bases. Circa 1880.

Height 11 inches. Price: £325.00.

W10508 Good Georgian barrel shaped decanter with three annulated neck rings over cut broad shoulder flutes over basal vertical hollow comb flutes. Mushroom stopper cut with radiating mitre flutes. Circa 1820.

Height: 9¼ inches. Price: Sold.

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.

W10509 Good Georgian plain barrel shaped decanter with three annulated neck rings. Target stopper. Circa 1800.

Height : 10¼ inches. Price: £365.00.

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