A pair of crested ship's decanters and stoppers, circa 1810
Lot 78
A pair of crested ship's decanters and one stopper, circa 1810
Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,630) inc. premium
Lot Details
A pair of crested ship's decanters and one stopper, circa 1810
Of elegant so-called 'Rodney' shape with a wide conical body and four bladed neck rings, engraved with the crest of a knight on horseback within a garter inscribed with the motto DEO JUVANTE, with a single bulls eye stopper, 23.5cm high (3)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Peter Meyer Collection
    R F Ratcliffe Collection, sold at Sotheby's 4 November 1937, lot 156, bought by Captain Macovachie
    Sotheby's sale 13 October 1969, lot 84
    Sotheby's sale 16 October 1972, lot 187

    Literature: Illustrated by W A Thorpe, History of English and Irish Glass, pl.129

    The arms are probably the Duff family for the Earls of Fife
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