Auction 23

Lot 1013 – Pair American Cut Glass Decanters with Silver Tags,:

Pair American Cut Glass Decanters with Silver Tags,

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Start price: $120

Estimated price: $250 - $350

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Each decanter cut in a pattern of fans, hobstars and strawberry diamonds, notched neck and star-cut base, fitted with silver bottle tags pierced "Brandy" and "Sherry, " each tag marked LEONORE DOSKOW/ HANDMADE STERLING; the Sheffield plate coasters, Blagden, Hodgson & Co, Nursery Street, Sheffield, Circa 1821, each fitted with a turned hardwood base, marked MADE IN ENGLAND. Height of decanters 11 1/2 inches.

Leonore B. Doskow was born in Philadelphia to Leo and Hannah Bernheimer. After graduating from Bryn Matwr College she became a silversmith, married David M. Doskow and moved to New York City. They formed a business partnership under the name Leonore Doskow, Inc. Leonore worked until the age of 75 and then went on to do volunteer work and paint.