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John Dyer Victorian Glass and Silver-Mounted Spirit Decanter

Silver and Glass
London, 1880
Maker’s mark of John Dyer

Height: 23 cm, 9 in.


£2,250

Silversmith Biography

He entered his first mark at the Goldsmiths Hall in 1836 from Bath Street, from Red Lion Street in 1837 and from Gloucester Street in 1841, all as a watch case maker. After his death in 1851, his Widow Elizabeth Phillips continued to run the business with her son John (born 1843) as manager.

Description

Rounded glass body mounted with a silver stopper and handle, the stopper levered and secured with a latch and key.
 

Victorian Glass and Silver-Mounted Spirit Decanter Reference: 19386/2