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This fact was confirmed by the bids for this selection of 19th century jugs and decanters at Dreweatt Neate.

From left to right: hobnail cut glass decanter with associated stopper by Grinsell and Sons, Birmingham 1905, 10in (26cm) high – £280; star-cut claret jug with lobed matt panels and mounts by Spurrier & Co, Birmingham 1906, 103/4in (27.5cm) high – £550; star-cut and arabesque etched claret jug with female classical panels with mounts by W & G Sissons, Sheffield 1851, 11in (28cm) high – £1650; oblong claret jug cut with foliate scrolls with mounts by Charles Edwards, London 1895, 111/2in (29cm) high – £650; flower etched claret jug with
plated mounts – £100.