• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5927

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    29 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 374

    AN ENGLISH MALLET DECANTER

    FIRST HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ENGLISH MALLET DECANTER
    FIRST HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY
    Of canted square section, the tall neck applied with a string-ring
    10¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high


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    For similar examples see Andy McConnell, The Decanter, An Illustrated History of Glass from 1650 (Woodbridge, 2004) p. 66, pl. 88

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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (Gv 27C); acquired from 'Daphne', Chapel Street, Penzance, May 1995.