Pair of Vases

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Object Name: 
Pair of Vases
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(A) H: 11.5 cm, D: 5.3 cm; (B) H: 11.5 cm, D: 5.3 cm
Not on Display
about 1885-1895
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved, enameled, pierced metal mounts. Ovoid bodies with cylindrical, straight-sided necks; decorated with a pierced metal collar on the neck in a pattern of formal scrollwork and vertical bars of blue enamel decorated with stylized white floral bands; vertical openwork metal bands with stylized blue-enamel flowers spanning the bodies between the necks and feet; the bulbous bodies of the vase with polished engraved decorations in spirals; rounded foot rims with gilded pierced metal mounts decorated with bands of blue enamel and white enamel floral highlights; polished pontil marks; inscribed "GF." in light blue enamel inside the necks, below the rims.
Danenberg S.A., Source