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Lot 44
A rare Masonic engraved decanter, stopper and stand
dated 1868

£ 1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,300 - 2,000
A rare Masonic engraved decanter, stopper and stand
dated 1868
Of 'Hodgetts' type, the long faceted neck with a triple pouring lip and globular stopper, the body tapering to a point, the lower section facet cut below an engraved Greek key design, engraved above 'Presented to the Caledonian Lodge No. 134 by Bro. John. R. Glanvill. W.M. 1868', the reverse with the compass and set square emblems, supported on its turned mahogany stand, 34cm high including stand (3)

Footnotes

  • The Caledonian Lodge was founded in 1763 at the Half Moon Tavern by a group of Edinburgh Masons based in London. The Grand Master in 1868, Brother John Glanville, was elected in 1863. The Lodge exists to this day and now meets in St. James'.
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