Decanter

Ref: 2108
  • Designer / Maker

    Designed by Dr Christopher Dresser (1834-1904)

    Manufactured by Hukin & Heath (1855-1953)

  • Detail

    Glass and silver

    22.7 cm (high)

    English (London), 1879/80

  • Marked

    ‘JWH / JTH’ and hallmarked for London, 1879/80

    The lid engraved ‘CE’ (interlaced)

  • Notes

    An example of this model, from the Andrew McIntosh Patrick collection was included in recent exhibitons about Dresser: Milan (2001) and New York and London (2004).  The same piece was also published by Halén (1990, pl. 190) and Durant (1993, p. 85).

    Further example are in the collections of the Badisches Landsmuseum, Karlsruhe, the Victoria and Albert Museum (on display in the Scottish Design Galleries, V&A, Dundee), and the Detroit Institute of Art

    A decanter of this model was exhibited by Blairman at Maastricht 2017, and another is currently on loan to the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.