Fruit Stand or Centerpiece

Object Name: 
Fruit Stand or Centerpiece

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Object Name: 
Fruit Stand or Centerpiece
Accession Number: 
94.2.11
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 48.2 cm, Diam: 35 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
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.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sotheby's, Source
1994-11-22
Color: 
Technique: 
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