Unusual Large Ships Decanter With Engraved Elephant, Circa 1870s

Unusual Large Ships Decanter With Engraved Elephant, Circa 1870s

Code: 11796

Dimensions:

H: 34cm (13.4")Di: 15cm (5.9")

£165.00 Approx $205.22, €193.21, £165
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A truly splendid 19th century conical tall ship's decanter with extra long air blown and faceted stopper and star-cut base; the fluted neck has a lower faceted ringlet above an unusual and well-engraved intaglio armorial crest of an elephant, Circa 1870s. Holds at least 1.25 litres of wine.

The piece shows mild signs of it’s age of over 150 years, with a gentle amount of clouding, nothing major, and some softened nibbles to the decanter rim, otherwise in splendid antique condition and ready for full use.