A fine, impressive and unusual antique George V English cut glass and sterling silver mounted locking decanter; an addition to our sterling silver lounge collection
This fine antique
George V cut glass and sterling silver mounted has a square shaped rounded tapering form. decanter
The impressive decanter has a plain hallmarked sterling silver collar incorporating a fully working locking mechanism which retains the removable key*.
This antique decanter is fitted with the original rounded cut glass stopper with a bayonet style sterling silver fitment; once the stopper is removed it is placed back over a catch and loop to lock into place.
The body of this cut
decanter is embellished with a diamond design in addition to a star cut base. glass
*This locakable sterling silver collar and mortice is a noteworthy feature. John Grinsell and Sons created many high quality sterling silver mounted items. Grinsell patented the 'Sesame' lock up liquor stand, and the device on this decanter may be a variation of this unique locking system.
antique decanter is a very good gauge of sterling silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.
The glass body of the decanter is in perfect condition.
There are some minor blemishes to the glass and sterling silver mount as to be expected.
The interior of the decanter has been professionally cleaned.
struck to the surface of the collar are very clear. hallmarks Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this example of George V glassware.
Height to top of stopper 27cm/10.6"
Depth across shoulders 9.1cm/3.6"
Width of base 7.7cm/3.1"
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