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. Lozenger stopper. Probably Irish. Circa 1800.

Height: 13 inches.  Price: £2650.00.

W9782 Fine Georgian barrel shaped decanter with three milled neck rings over cut broad shoulder flutes and a band of alternating panels of large stars, fine diamonds and vertical mitre flutes above basal moulded fluting. Moulded target stopper. Probably Penrose or Gatchell Waterford. Circa 1800.

Height: 10¾ 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.

W9521 Lovely Georgian Irish barrel shaped decanter engraved all over with fruiting vines below three feathered neck rings and above basal moulded flutes. Moulded fluted target stopper. Probably Cork, Ireland. Circa 1800.

Height: 10¾ inches. Price: £495.00.

W9883 Fine Georgian blue pplain barrel shaped decanter with three blade neck rings. Target stopper. Circa 1800.

Height: 10 inches. Price: £475.00.

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.

W1479 Lovely Victorian shaft and globe claret jug finely engraved with a spotted band to the neck and another to the shoulder over a crest* of a cockerel and crescent and the motto 'SURGITE LUMEN ADEST', on four scroll feet with lion masks. Original marching hollow blown ball stopper. Circa 1880.

Height: 10¼ inches.  Price: £575.00.

*The crest is that of the Glover family, Scotland.

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.

W9916 Rare Art Deco decanter set, the decanter with plain angular baluster shaped body on foot with black blade collar. Original black mushroom stopper. The six glasses with plain conical bowls on black baluster stems and feet. (Two shown). Designed by Keith Murray. Signed: Keith Murray S&W BRIERLEY. Circa 1935.

Height of deacnter: 12¾ inches. Height of glasses: 6½ inches. Price: £750.00.

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.

W1475 Fine Georgian cruciform decanter with annulated neck ring. Ex Ron & Mary Thomas Collection. Circa 1740.

Height: 11½ inches. Price: £950.00.

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