Very Rare English Lead Glass Traforato Basket c1800


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Heading : Very Rare English Lead Glass Traforato Basket c1800
Date : 1750-1825
Origin : England or Ireland
Colour : Clear. grey blue tone
Bowl : Openwork traforato
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size : Height 13.7cms. 16.0 x 16.5cms

Condition : Excellent. no chips or cracks. Some flecks of clinker within the glass.
Restoration : None

Weight : 554 grams

This comes from an English country property and has been within the same family ownership for atleast three generations. Baskets such as this were first produced in Italy and Liege and the low countried in the last 17th and early 18th century. The same technique was also used in Bristol to make Liegeois style baskets.

Extensive reasearch over the last 40 months has not made significant progress. We have taken the concensus approach from several museums to whom we have submitted images and detail.



Additional information

Weight1000 g


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