Old-World Glamour: Crystal Decanters

There’s something of the old romantic in pouring a drink from a cut-glass decanter. Peruse our pick of these crystalline dreams just waiting to peddle your chosen tipple.

crystal decanters

Top tier, from left: Gaia&Gino ‘Volcano’ glass carafe, $145, from Macleay on Manning; Baccarat crystal decanter circa 1960, $125, and vintage decanter circa 1900, $295, both from Michael A Greene Antiques. Bottom tier, from left: heavy square vintage cut-crystal decanter with a faceted round stopper, $285, from Becker Minty; Orrefors vintage crystal decanter, $450, from Macleay on Manning; heavy vintage cut-crystal sherry or port decanter, $265, from Becker Minty. Far right: Waterford Lismore ‘Ships’ crystal decanter, $499. Glassware displayed on a three-piece, vintage-style metal stand, $1500, from La Croix. Background: Soleil Bleu ‘Cristal’ cotton from the Salon collection; enquiries to Seneca.

Photography: Craig Wall


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