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A Baccarat pink and green snake weight
A Baccarat pink and green snake weight

MID 19TH CENTURY

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A Baccarat pink and green snake weight
Mid 19th Century
The opaque-pink coiled reptile with green mottled spine-markings and black eyes set in clear glass (slight chip to footrim)
3 in. (8.3 cm.) diam.
Provenance
Maba Collection, sale Sotheby's, 2 December 1963, lot 212.
Anon., sale Sotheby's, 3 May 1976, lot 278.
A 'serpent rose et vert' with additional decoration was one of the Baccarat weights shown in the 1849 Exhibition.
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