6 October 2009
A BROCARD ENAMELLED AND GILT GREEN GLASS BOWL
PARIS, FRANCE, CIRCA 1870-80
Of rounded form with everted rim, rising from trumpet foot with pronounced collar beneath the bowl, the green glass decorated with white, blue and red enamels with a series of roundels with geometric interlace and small scrolling palmettes alternated with larger panels of scrolling interlace, above and below a minor band of gilt scrolling vine on blue ground, the foot with a similar band beneath a wider band of elegant blue arabesques, the foot signed 'Brocard, 23 R.Bertrand, Paris'
9½in. (24cm.) diam.; 8¼in. (21cm.) high
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