Full Lead Crystal decanter: late 19th- early 20th century

James Powell and Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd

 
Full Lead Crystal decanter: late 19th- early 20th century
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 29cm

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'Lotus' decanter and stopper in Flint glass, copper wheel engraved with a pattern of lotus flowers. Designed by Harry Powell for the Prince of Siam in 1899. The decanter has a footed claret jug with a tear-shaped body and a handle at the shoulder. The stopper has a hollow inverted drop shape, with a knob finial and four polished moons. The decanter is part of a service which was produced until the 1920s. The Siamese legation were frequent visitors to Whitefriars from the 1880s. The King of Siam attended Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee in 1897.

Image Details

Artist/Photographer/Maker
 
Date
 
1899 AD - 1920 AD
Image Number
 
002953

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