An impressive pair of Baccarat blue overlay opaline vases circa 1855

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Lot 144*
An impressive pair of Baccarat blue overlay opaline vases
circa 1855

Sold for £ 14,400 (US$ 17,899) inc. premium
An impressive pair of Baccarat blue overlay opaline vases
circa 1855
Possibly painted by Jean-François Robert, each of baluster form, the white glass encased in deep blue and cut with seven rows of quatrefoil gilt-edged panels filled with loose bouquets of flowers, the tall waisted neck cut with tall narrow arched panels painted with floral garlands, the flared rim and circular foot with gilt line banding, 60.4cm high (minor typical rubbing to gilding on the rims) (2)

Footnotes

  • For the form see Jean-Louis Curtis, Baccarat (1992), p.233 and p.234 for the combination of overlay.
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