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Overall H: 2.8 cm, Diam: 23.4 cm
Not on Display
about 1786
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Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, gilt, painted. Flat, circular form; slightly downturned rim, rounded booge, flat center; cut radial flutes on the top of the rim, with one section left flat, with a crest of a Moor's head, issuing from a Marquess' crown, with sprays of laurel leaves at either side; painted on the reverse; cut band of link ovals on the outside of the booge, silvered; cut radial flutes on the underside of the center, with polished circular depression, with painted branches of peaches and grapes; the reverse side covered with gilding and an outer coating of black paint; the remains of a paper label on the reverse, with illegible ink inscription.
Delomosne & Son Limited, Source
In Sparkling Company: Reflections on Glass in the 18th-century British World (2020) illustrated, p. 208 (fig. 161);
Recent Important Acquisitions, 29 (1987) illustrated, pp. 118-119, #21; BIB# AI19055
English and Continental Glass (sale #2774) (1983-11-22) lot #51; BIB# 4148