A pair of Baccarat etched and gilt turquoise blue-tinted vases, circa 1890
Lot 89
A pair of Baccarat etched and gilt turquoise blue-tinted vases, circa 1890
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 4,800 - 8,100

Lot Details
A pair of Baccarat etched and gilt turquoise blue-tinted vases, circa 1890
In the Japanese style, each flattened ovoid form with slightly waisted neck and everted circular foot, decorated with pairs of cranes within a watery landscape with prunus blossom and reeds, below a border of foliate scrolls, 30.5cm high (2)

Footnotes

  • See the very similar gilt-mounted pair in clear glass sold at Sotheby's, The Great Exhibitions Sale, 31 October 2006, lot 631. Examples of the Japanese-style decorated in the etched and gilt technique were exhibited by Baccarat between 1880 and 1900. For another ormolu-mounted vase decorated in this technique, see J.-L. Curtis, Baccarat (1992), p.260
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