London, South Kensington
20 February 2013
TWO ENGLISH ENGRAVED GLASS DECANTERS AND STOPPERS AND A LARGE ENGRAVED GLASS ALE DECANTER
The first of squat shouldered form, initialled I*O above ribbon-tied laurel branches, the reverse with hops and barley, with a cut disc stopper, the second of sugar loaf form, named for ALE within a double-line mirror-shaped cartouche issuing hops and barley, suspended by a chain, with a cut disc stopper, the third of sugarloaf form, engraved within a pendant hop issuing leaves and crossed ears of barley, and a later faceted spire stopper
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.), 11 in. (27.9 cm.) and 14 in. (35.6 cm.) high (3)
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The third with Sheppard and Cooper Ltd., London, from whom it was acquired 30 May 1994.
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