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Jim Beam Bourbon Decanter (Part 2) / Royal Gold Round. 1956

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    Posted 6 years ago

    rniederman
    (330 items)

    This is the second porcelain decanter issued by the Jim Beam Company. In contrast to the 1955 decanter’s sleek mid-century modern design (as Sean B. described it), this second issue couldn’t be more different than the first.

    It is squat and round with a very ornately textured surface finished in 22k gold. The decanter also has its original chain and medallion proudly proclaiming that 135 month old bourbon was once inside.

    For this post I included a picture of the 1955 decanter to show the extreme contrast in styles: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/189717-jim-beam-bourbon-decanter--royal-porcel?in=user

    *******************

    Update: Many thanks to @antiquerose in identifying the finish as "Weeping Gold".

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    Comments

    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      These are some great beam decanters you have here Rob!!
    2. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      they are very unique in color and design!!
    3. rniederman rniederman, 6 years ago
      Thanks, Sean! They are truly lovely to look at.
    4. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      Your very welcome Rob and I agree they are truly lovely to look at !!
    5. rniederman rniederman, 6 years ago
      Thanks, Caperkid!
    6. rniederman rniederman, 6 years ago
      Thanks, Nicefice!
    7. rniederman rniederman, 6 years ago
      Thanks, Thomas!
    8. rniederman rniederman, 6 years ago
      Thanks!
      David
      Michael
    9. rniederman rniederman, 6 years ago
      Thanks!
      Trey
      vetraio50
    10. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      The first one ( gold one ) I always thought the Decor was called * Weeping Gold* as I have some vintage items here that were always referred to as that term

      So Just thought I would pass that ** Term ** on to you as it was used on lots of pottery items


      https://www.google.ca/search?q=weeping+gold+vase&espv=2&biw=1366&bih=667&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiWqPO_-svMAhXHJx4KHYQKBPUQ_AUIBygB
    11. rniederman rniederman, 6 years ago
      Thanks, antiquerose. That's great to know the name of the gold finish. FWIW, the term "Royal Gold Round" is the name of this decanter I found on the Jim Beam collectors website.
    12. rniederman rniederman, 6 years ago
      Thanks, aura!
    13. rniederman rniederman, 6 years ago
      Thanks, Manikin!
    14. rniederman rniederman, 6 years ago
      Thanks, pops52!

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