English Isaac Jacobs George III Bristol Blue Glass Hollands Gin Decanter
English Isaac Jacobs George III Bristol Blue Glass Hollands Gin Decanter English Isaac Jacobs George III Bristol Blue Glass Hollands Gin Decanter English Isaac Jacobs George III Bristol Blue Glass Hollands Gin Decanter English Isaac Jacobs George III Bristol Blue Glass Hollands Gin Decanter
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English Isaac Jacobs George III Bristol Blue Glass Hollands Gin Decanter

DETAILS
Hand-blown in traditional, Bristol, cobalt blue, this antique Georgian decanter features hand painted gilt trompe l'oeil decoration on the body and lozenge stopper. This decanter is in a mallet form and marked Hollands, a popular gin at the time. It is a decorative and useful piece that makes a stronger statement when used as a pair or group.
MAKER
Attributed to Isaac Jacobs (English, 1757-1835)
MARKS
Unsigned
REFERENCE
A similar decanter is part of the Victoria and Albert Museum collection (London)(Museum number CIRC.420&A-1911) and also exhibited at the Truths of the Trade: Slavery and the Winterthur Collection (Winterthur, DE, May 5–August 5, 2018).
PERIOD
Early 19th century
DATE
Circa 1800
DIMENSIONS
Width 3 Depth 3 Height 9.5 inches
CONDITION
Note: chips (stopper).
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