Fruit Stand or Centerpiece

Object Name: 
Fruit Stand or Centerpiece

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Object Name: 
Fruit Stand or Centerpiece
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 48.2 cm, Diam: 35 cm
Not on Display
about 1851
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut. Shallow circular bowl with scalloped top rim, cut in alternating sections of a diamond design and a diamond and leaf-like design. Cylindrical collar, cut in a matching pattern; trumpet shaped base with central column cut in diamonds and a skirt-like lower section in alternating sections of diamonds and the diamond and leaf-like design. The collar section fits on top of the base and the bowl fits through the collar into the base.
Sotheby's, Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 37 (1995) illustrated, pp. 108-109, #24; BIB# AI36371
English and Continental Ceramics and Glass (LN4680) (1994-11-15) p. 119, lot 530; BIB# 13774