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The World is Made of Glass Ltd. specializes in the buying and selling of quality glass items from the late 17th through to the 19th centuries. We are based in the UK and sell worldwide with customers in most countries that have an active collecting community. We have been trading for nearly ten years and sell many of our items to the antique trade. For that reason our prices are pitched low with a view to securing high turnover. We take pride in our offerings and in the satisfaction of our customer community.


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Large, Victorian, Bohemian, White Cut to Ruby, Enamelled & Gilded Glass Lustre

Ref: 5732 / LA220675

£275

$360 - €306

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Description

THE WEIGHT OF THIS ITEM EXCEEDS THE MAXIMUM WEIGHT ALLOWED BY INTERNATIONAL POST AND MUST BE SENT USING A COURIER SERVICE IF POSTED TO AN ADDRESS OUTSIDE OF THE UK. IF YOU WISH TO BUY THIS ITEM AND ARE LOCATED OUTSIDE OF THE UK THEN PLEASE CONTACT US FOR A POSTAGE QUOTATION BEFORE DOING SO.

This is what a very attractive, large, Victorian, Bohemian, white cut to ruby, enamelled and gilded glass lustre.

The lustre is in excellent condition for its age. This means, of course, that it shows age related wear and tear commensurate with some 120+ years of use.

The lustre was blown in ruby (cranberry) glass and then cased in white glass which has been cut through to to the ruby to produce the pattern. The remaining white panels to the top and bottom have then been hand-painted with flowers in polychrome enamel. The edges have further been enhanced with gilding. It has a tooth-cut rim measuring 14.5 cm (5.8 inches) in diameter. The lustre has a slim hollow stem which ends in a round foot which also measures 14.5 cm (5.8 inches) in diameter. The lustre is 30 cm (12 inches) in height.

The ten droppers are of cut triangular form, and are probably the originals. There are the normal small chips and bruises out of the cut facets of the droppers and a number are chipped to the vertical edges and to the ends. There are no other significant chips, cracks, significant scratches or any evidence of restoration. The gilding is heavily rubbed in places. Some of the wires attaching the droppers have been replaced by modern equivalents.

The lustre weighs in at 1.95 kg. (~ 4 lb 5 oz).


Measurements

Height : 300 mm

Width : 145 mm

Declaration

The World is made of Glass Ltd. has clarified that the Large, Victorian, Bohemian, White Cut To Ruby, Enamelled and Gilded Glass Lustre (5732 / LA220675) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1870.

Condition

There are no other significant chips, cracks, significant scratches or any evidence of restoration. The gilding is heavily rubbed in places.

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Delivery

UK - £10; Overseas buyers please enquire as to postage costs prior to purchase.

Location

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