An early 20th Century Stevens & Williams clear crystal glass decanter, possibly by Frederick Carder of waisted, shouldered ovoid form with a silver mounted collar neck below a clear crystal stopper, the body relief moulded, cut and engraved in the Art Nouveau taste with stylised whiplash flowers over a plumed ground, hallmarked for John Grinsell & Sons, Birmingham, 1904, height 27cm.
Will Farmer - Director
Ceramics, Glass, Oriental & Decorative Arts
Will specialises in 20th Century decorative arts covering ceramics, glass and furniture. He studied at the Birmingham School of Jewellery undertaking a combined BA Hons in silversmithing and Fine Art history. Notable finds include a Martin Brothers Stoneware bird selling for £20,500 and a rare collection of documents relating to the Stourbridge Glass Industry selling locally for over £22,000. Will is now in his eighth season as an expert on BBC's Antiques Roadshow.