Stock Number: 9560

Description: Very fine and rare cruciform or quatrafoil triple neck ring decanter. Good bright gray metal with bubbles, mould marks and rough pontil. English C1730-70

Dimensions: 10 1/2" (27 cm) high.

Price Code: SOLD

Additional Information: These bottles were acquired from a lady who lived in Lambeth Palace. The residence of the senior prelate of the Church of England. The pictures were taken at the palace. At the time of these decanters it was the fashion was for chilled red and white wine. These decanters would be placed in silver or leadlined wood or even ceramic bowls of ice and the bottle shape ensured even cooling.

 
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