Royal Flemish Centerpiece Bowl and Stand

Object Name: 
Royal Flemish Centerpiece Bowl and Stand

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Object Name: 
Royal Flemish Centerpiece Bowl and Stand
Accession Number: 
96.4.212
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 39.5 cm, Diam (max): 28 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1894-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Horace N. Hall in memory of Dionysius Nill
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white metal; silver-plate; mold-blown, enameled, gilded, metal parts cast and plated. Circular shallow bowl blown in a mold with a large diamond pattern around sides, rim and raised diamond sections gilded, other parts enameled with flowers and leaves, base part enameled purple, enameled signature of a diamond enclosing "RF" with "92" below. The "R" is backwards. Silver plated base has a circular saucer, upheld by a cherub holding a torch, standing on a circular base, marked underneath "PAIRPOINT MNFG CO./P/QUADRUPLE PALTE/2265" the "P" enclosed in a diamond; "RF" in a diamond on the glass.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hall, Horace N., Source
Treasures from the Corning Museum of Glass 2011 (2010-12) illustrated, p. 9;
[Gold and silver plated ware] (1894) illustrated, p. 98, no. 2265; BIB# 54925