The most formative period for historicism with historical motifs from classicism stretched from around 1850 to well into Art Nouveau.
Britannia metal, also called 'Britannium', is a group of pewter alloys with a bluish, silvery white color. The alloy is mainly used in Historicism and Art Nouveau for castings, including u. a. Pewter, ornaments or buttons.
A pair of very nice liquor carafes from historicism around 1870/80. Versions and plugs in Britannia metal with motifs from neoclassicism. Twisted green glass body. No chips. Condition very good, collectible.
Dimensions & details
- height 20 cm
- Diameter 7 cm each