An opaque-white decanter gilded in the Giles workshop, circa 1775
Lot 57
An opaque-white decanter gilded in the Giles workshop, circa 1775
Sold for £5,625 (US$ 9,454) inc. premium
Lot Details
An opaque-white decanter gilded in the Giles workshop, circa 1775
Of 'sugarloaf' shape cut all over with hollow diamonds, brightly gilded with a regular diaper pattern of arrowheads, sunbursts and ovals, 24cm high (lacking stopper)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Peter Meyer Collection
    Sotheby's 6 March 1978, lot 161, bought by Maureen Thompson

    Exhibited: Chertsey Museum, 1981-97

    For a similar decanter see Andy McConnell, The Decanter (2007), p.143, pl.200, bottom row centre. This is illustrated with a related stopper from another decanter gilded with a patera
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