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A Victorian Sweetmeat Tree c1890

Heading : Victorian sweetmeat tree 
Period : Victoria - c1890
Origin : England
Colour : Clear
Bowl : Dish above the sweetmeat, seven individual moulded baskets.
Stem : Pedestal.
Stem Features : Seven applied handles upon which the baskets rest
Foot : Folded conical.
Pontil : Polished
Glass Type : Lead
Size :  34.2cm height, 15.5cm diameter bowl, 18.2cm diameter foot
Condition : Excellent - one basket restored
Restoration : There was damage to the handle of one basket It had broken into three sections. This was repaired by Tiago Oliveira, one of the leading glass and porcelain restorers.
Weight: 2854 grams 

The shallow bowl at the top was intended for fruits. The baskets would contain nuts, mints and chocolate.

 

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  • Product Code: 2019080920
  • Availability: 1
  • £180.00


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