Two Engraved French Empire Amethyst Glass Salts c1820
Heading : Two engraved salts
Date : c1820
Period : French Empire
Origin : France
Colour : Hues of amethyst
Bowl : Octagonal intaglio cut with ormolu mounts with red "gems". The bases are engraved with a woodland sprites and insects
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 2cm tall 6.5cm wide and 6cm long
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks.
Restoration : None
Weight : 128 grams combined
From the second period of neoclassicism in European design. These are vastly superior in quality to the 20th century reproductions.
- Product Code: 2018012356
- Availability: Sold