Learn about Wine Funnels

Wine funnells in silver, Sheffield plate and electroplate were mostly made between 1770 and 1820, their purpose being to remove sediment from wine decanted from the bottle to the decanter, or from the decanter to the glass. Most wine funnels are one or two piece circular constructions with a fixed or removable strainer or gauze, or else an inner ring to hold a muslin straining cloth. They often also usually include a small hook on the rim.
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A Christofle silver plated wine funnel, the modern funnel of traditional decanting style with stamped marks and in the original box. Height 15 cm

Georgian old Sheffield plate wine funnel, very good condition, with original gilding

A Victorian silver plate wine funnel by Elkington & Co, 1853

A Victorian silver-plate wine funnel with gilt interior, engraved with an initial; Elkington & Co., Birmingham c.1856. Height 14.5 cm

An early Victorian old sheffield plate wine funnel

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