7 October 2008
AN IMBERTON ENAMELLED AND GILT GLASS BOWL
FRANCE, DATED 1882
Of wide compressed globular form with waisted neck and everted rim, decorated in a range of enamels and gilt with a series of elaborate cartouches containing animals surrounded by flowering vine on turquoise ground alternated with boteh motifs containing flowering vine, surrounding these a ground of gold scrolls, around the rim a band of tulips within gold arches, the base signed F.S. Imberton 1882
13in. (33cm.) diam.
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