A HIGHLY IMPORTANT PAIR OF GEORGE III DECANTERS. DECORATED WITH THE ROYAL ARMS OF FREDERICK AUGUSTUS DUKE OF YORK AND ALBANY PRINCE BISHOP OF OSNABRUCK
A HIGHLY IMPORTANT PAIR OF GEORGE III DECANTERS. DECORATED WITH THE ROYAL ARMS OF FREDERICK AUGUSTUS DUKE OF YORK AND ALBANY PRINCE BISHOP OF OSNABRUCK
A HIGHLY IMPORTANT PAIR OF GEORGE III DECANTERS. DECORATED WITH THE ROYAL ARMS OF FREDERICK AUGUSTUS DUKE OF YORK AND ALBANY PRINCE BISHOP OF OSNABRUCK

A HIGHLY IMPORTANT PAIR OF GEORGE III DECANTERS. DECORATED WITH THE ROYAL ARMS OF FREDERICK AUGUSTUS DUKE OF YORK AND ALBANY PRINCE BISHOP OF OSNABRUCK

1795 England

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The decanters necks being triple ringed with fitted and numbered corresponding swirl decorated stoppers.
The bodies diamond cut and decorated with raised gadroon decoration and finely shaped swirls to complement the stoppers.
one neck has been filled. 1cm inside of neck near the pouring lip this can be distinguished by looking down into the decanter and is not visible from the exterior.
The probability is that they were commissioned for the king's second son prince frederick, prince-bishop of osnabruck who then became the duke of york and albany 1763-1827 (information supplied by the royal college of arms london)
a decanter in the victoria and albert museum executed by apsley pellat for the brother of george 1v has a similar armorial incorporating the lion and the garter. however the crown is different and it is of lesser quality and of later date viz circa 1820 (v&a archives)
dukes of york arms
Dimensions
Height 28.00 cm (11.02 inches)
Width 14.00 cm (5.51 inches)
Stock Code
FA516
Signed/Inscribed
The coat of arms of a royal prince fathered by George III
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