Bowl, 2 Compotes, 2 Candlesticks

Object Name: 
Bowl, 2 Compotes, 2 Candlesticks

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Object Name: 
Bowl, 2 Compotes, 2 Candlesticks
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.3.46
Dimensions: 
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Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1900-1905
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Herbert N. Strauss
Primary Description: 
Clear glass; free-blown, pattern-molded, enameled and gilded, with applied and tooled decoration. Bowl (A) with straight walls, rough pontil mark, applied foot ring and folded rim; six snake-like dragons of slightly blue enameled glass with yellow and blue eyes and red tongues applied to the bowl, two of them serving as high projecting handles; spattered gold decoration on bowl and dragons. Pair of compotes (B-C); spreading folded foot with rough pontil mark, fluted stem supporting a slightly ribbed ball-knop cushioned by "spools," shallow bowl with pontil mark; a dragon winding around stem, two others applied to ball, gold decoration. Pair of candlesticks (D-E); for description see (B-C) with the addition of a thistle-shaped slightly ribbed socket resting on a pear-shaped knop applied to the bowl.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Mrs. Herbert N., Source