10 July 2007
A SET OF NINE WINE-GLASSES DECORATED IN THE WORKSHOP OF JAMES GILES
The ogee bowls with gilt rims and decorated with scattered bouquets, flower-sprays and insects, the lower part of the bowls cut with broad facets, on faceted stems and conical feet (slight wear to gilding, three with slight chipping)
6 in. (15.3 cm.) high (9)
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Cf. Delomosne & Son, 'Gilding the Lily, Rare forms of decoration on English Glass of the later 18th century', exhibition 10th to 22nd July 1978, catalogue p.39, no. 36.
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