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Seven Greek Revival Frosted Milk Glass Vessels

Auction:
2513
Lot:
451
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$237$200

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Seven Greek Revival Frosted Milk Glass Vessels, late 19th century all with orange enamel banding, and transfer printed with various motifs including diviners, warriors, and maidens, including a small amphora-form spill vase on Meriden Britannia silver plate stand, ht. 8 1/2, a covered powder jar, a small bowl on a gilt-metal stand accented with chains, a balustroid cologne, ht. 7, a squat ovoid cologne with long neck, ht. 9, a small vase, and a small perfume with lobed silver plate stopper.
Estimate $300-500

All with some gilt wear, and some light surface abrasions in the orange sections.
Amphora spill vase: minor rubbing to the transfer decoration. age typical darkening to metal of base.
powder jar: possible restoration to lid finial comprising grinding and recoloring.
bowl on metal stand: two small rim flakes, and age typical darkening to metal base.
balustroid cologne: small fleabite to side of stopper, and possible restoration to stopper comprising grinding and recoloring.
long-necked cologne: fleabite chip to tip of stopper.
small vase: gilt accenting to sides later, or restored/strengthened.
perfume: stopper replaced (likely was a pull or a foot--has screw which has been inserted into a cork to form the stopper)

Keywords

gilt-metal stand, metal base, metal stand, Amphora

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