Silver

A James Powell and Sons silver decanter

Price range: £1,000-£5,-000

For sale is this rare “roman flask” James Powell & sons decanter.  The design of the glass body based on roman flask with a silver top.  Fully assayed for James Powell & sons.  These tops were originally made by, and marked for, William Hutton & Sons.  James Powell, registered their own mark in October 1903, thought it is thought production remained with Huttons.  The glass and silver are in excellent original condition.

An image of the claret jug appears in Whitefriars Glass: Art of James Powell & Son edited by Lesley Jackson.  James Powell and Sons were famous glass makers who were renowned at the end of the 19th century and for much of the 20th century for both their stained and artistic glass.  Harry Powell was their leading designer around 1900.  More information on the firm can be found here.

Maker: James Powell & Sons

Designer: Harry Powell

Date : 1906

Marks: JP&S, London, “l”

Material: Sterling silver, glass

Condition: Silver and glass excellent

Size: Height 23 cm

Weight : NM

SKU: A733 Category:

Additional information

Period

Art nouveau, Arts and crafts