Outstanding antique French Saint Louis crystal liquor decanter, carafe. The clear crystal decanter comprises of a ruffled rim, terminating to a slender neck and flared body. Featuring gorgeous cameo acid etching in a swirled motif. This model and pattern is illustrated in the Saint Louis catalog for 1908, page 39. Encased in gilt bronze mounts richly decorated with neoclassical ornamentation.
The decor includes an ornate reticulated frieze, floral swags and a base patterned with foliage. Retains the original solid cut crystal faceted stopper.
Marked on the base of the stopper with the number 85, corresponding with the matching number on the mouth of the decanter. The decanter measures 6 7/8" in height x 4" wide. This piece is unmarked, made prior to the acid etched mark first used by the firm in 1936.Like Baccarat, the Saint Louis cristallerie marked their wares with a paper label prior to their acid etched branding and these old paper labels were often lost, washed away or worn with time. Ideal for your favorite liquor, and amaze your guests to an enjoyable after dinner liqueur served in this charming antique decanter. In overall very good condition for its 100+ years.
Wear and discoloration to the metal mounts commensurate with age and use. Welcome to the Antique Boutique. Our aim is to provide you with a wide selection of quality antiques and collectibles. We describe everything to the best of our ability and the pictures form part of the description. We try to gather as much information about the item before listing, in an effort to offer you with an accurate and honest description.
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The seller is "micflsun" and is located in Canutillo, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.