Decanter stand and three decanters

Object Number: 
INV.14046a-d
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Sheffield plate, glass
Dimensions: 
Each (decanters): 3 3/4 x 7 7/8 in. (9.5 x 20 cm) Part (stand): 10 7/8 x 10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. (27.6 x 26 x 26 cm)
Description: 
Cast and wrought Sheffield plate decanter stand with three molded glass decanters; scalloped triangular base with rounded corners, raised to a platform in the center; cast foliate scroll and gadrooned band applied around the edge of the stand; base seated on three paw feet with acanthus leaves and scroll joints; stand formed from three cast reeded rings, to hold the decanters, divided by a central ring; each ring supported by a tapered leg with cast acanthus leaves applied to the exteriors; three small rings are applied to stretchers between the decanter rings to hold the stoppers when in use; three scrolled bars are applied to the stopper rings and to each other in the center to support the cast foliate bail handle; no maker's marks; three molded glass decanters with cylindrical lower bodies raised to globular upper bodies with all over diamond patterns and tapering to a ring at the base of the cylindrical neck with a flared rim; scalloped circular stoppers (two missing); no maker's marks.
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Creative: Tronvig Group