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Author Topic: Stevens and Williams black enamel decanter  (Read 897 times)

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Offline JOK

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Stevens and Williams black enamel decanter
« on: August 01, 2012, 07:40:14 PM »
Here is quite a small liqueur decanter (22.5cm tall) with black enamel decoration to some of the cuts and a black glass foot. It is signed with the SW logo. I was wondering if anyone could identify the designer or the date. I don't know when Stevens and Williams started doing black glass, but I know that Keith Murray designed various decanters with black glass and enamel in the mid 30s. This seems a bit traditional for Keith Murray and doesn't have his facsimile signature, but he did do some traditional designs. Any thoughts or info would be appreciated.

Offline nigel benson

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Re: Stevens and Williams black enamel decanter
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2012, 11:36:48 PM »

This design is not in the Keith Murray Description Book, so I'd be happy in saying that its purely S&W production.

Couldn't say when they introduced the use of black glass and black enamelling, and I doubt anyone else could - apart from perhaps Charles Hajdamach who has done research into S&W production.



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