A PAIR OF CUT-GLASS SILVER-MOUNTED DECANTERS. 19th Century.
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Pair of cut crystal decanter or ewer engraved with scrolls and floral patterns. The crystal is set in a fine silver setting with pilasters and garlands on the body of each carafe. The top and the handle are decorated with floral patterns and a cartouche. Each carafe rests on a finely chiselled pedestal.
H: 12.4in. (31.5 cm)
P: 78.51oz. (2226g).
Silver hallmark: Minerva head.
Hallmark: EDT for Edmond Tetard. (1860-1901). “House founded in 1880 by Edmond Tétard (1860-1901) following the takeover of Mr. Hugo's house. In 1889, he participated in the Universal Exhibition and received a gold medal. The house specializes in services and shaped pieces in the Louis XV style. »Museum of Arts Décoratifs Paris.
Period: Late-19th century. Louis XV style.