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A LARGE PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED BACCARAT OPAQUE-BLUE GLASS VASES
A LARGE PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED BACCARAT OPAQUE-BLUE GLASS VASES

SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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A LARGE PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED BACCARAT OPAQUE-BLUE GLASS VASES
SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
Each baluster vase painted with a continuous scene of colorful birds perched or flying among bouquets of lilac and other flowers, the neck and foot with entwined anthemion scrollwork, the ormolu foot cast with a berried laurel wreath
33 3/8 in. (84.8 cm.) high

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Lot Essay

For a very similar Baccarat pair in the Dolmabaçe Palace, Istanbul, see J. Shadel Spillman, European Glass Furnishings for Eastern Palaces, Corning, 2006, p. 119.

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