Antique Regency Silver Plate Decanter Stand Matthew Boulton C.1820
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Dating from about 1820, this is a beautiful example of a Regency silver plated decanter stand made from George IV Old Sheffield silver plate and comprises a trefoil three bottle decanter stand with three cut glass decanters by the renowned designer and silversmith Matthew Boulton.
The Regency silver plated decanter stand, with shell capped laureate central handle, reeded frame, columnar pilasters, gadrooned frieze and bun feet, bears the double star makers mark of Matthew Boulton.
The beautiful mallet shaped Matthew Boulton decanters are of clear glass with mushroom stoppers. The craftsmanship of these Matthew Boulton decanters is second to none and this beautiful set is sure to add a touch of class to your drinks cabinet or when being used in a formal dining setting.
This Regency silver plated decanter stand is in excellent condition with only minor signs of wear commensurate with its and use. One of the stoppers has a chip on the underside which we mention for the sake of transparency, but which in no way detracts from the overall beauty of these Matthew Boulton decanters. Please check our gallery of photos to see this for yourself.
Taking A Look At This Regency Silver Plated Decanter Stand Face to Face
As it is always a great idea to see antiques and collectible items before you buy, we are delighted to encourage people to check our stock in our North London showroom and warehouse. So why not organise a appointment to look at this set of Matthew Boulton decanters personally? When you are here you can also whet your appetite on our range of other marvelous silver and crystal antiques and collectibles.
Please do not forget that you'll need to get in touch with us first prior to making a visit to verify that the Regency silver plated decanter stand is still available and has not already been sold. Also if you get hold of us we can plan to ensure that we've the best specialist available to chat you through your purchase and reply to any requests you may have. We are always happy to discuss about our objects such as these Matthew Boulton decanters in detail and propose alternatives should you want to change your mind and see something else. For us there is no such thing as a foolish question and we fully acknowledge that you will want to get your purchase spot on so please feel free to ask any queries you have.
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The London showroom is open Mon to Fri from 10am until 5pm for you to see these Matthew Boulton decanters and to view our other silver items. We also open from time to time on Saturdays – but remember to call in advance before taking the journey on a Saturday as we do not want you to be disappointed.
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Shipping, Delivery and Returns
We are experts in the transport and delivery of exquisite pieces of silver and crystal like these Matthew Boulton decanters. Exquisite articles like this should have expert handling to assure that they come to you in the same pristine state that they left us. We take great care with our packaging and delivery service to make sure that anything you purchase from us will get to you in the condition you expect. We are happy to send to pretty much any location worldwide and will take care of all the needed packaging and transport points. However, we require that you get in contact first before acquiring this Regency silver plated decanter stand as we must to be certain of all the delivery facts and that you have a full shipping estimate before you purchase. Luckily we send orders totally without charge to any mainland UK address.
If you are not happy for any reason with these Matthew Boulton decanters, in conformance with the Distance Selling Regulations you can send them back to us within 14 days and we will provide your money back. You will have to return them to us in the initial wrapping and condition. You will also be responsible for the return shipping cost unless we sent you an item that is greatly different to the one you believed you would be receiving. Please note that you are fully responsible for any customs fees or duties that fall due as a result of shipping this Regency silver plated decanter stand outside the European Union.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 27 x Width 23 x Depth 23
Dimensions in inches:
Height 11 inches x Width 9 inches x Depth 9 inches
Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)
was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.
While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.
Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.
The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).
is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.
The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.
It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.
Our reference: 08146
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