Sweetmeat Dish

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Object Name: 
Sweetmeat Dish
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Overall H: 12 cm; Rim W: 8.5 cm, D: 10.3 cm; Foot Diam (max): 7.8 cm
Not on Display
about 1700-1899
Primary Description: 
Sweetmeat Dish. Colorless glass; dip-molded bowl, free-blown foot and stem, cut, enameled and gilded decoration. Quatrefoil oval bowl with sides rising in double-ogee from tiny base; composite stem with heavy inverted baluster above small flattened knop, applied flaring sloping circular foot with tiny rough pontil mark; decoration: on bowl, at rim, row of tiny white dots above narrow band of scrolled gold leaves on alternate henna and French blue background, band outlined at bottom by tiny white dots and, at center of each lobe, white bead-tipped gold tassel (so worn as to be barely visible) between blue tears dotted in white; two rows of cut discs on lower bowl; stem cut in row of facets above panels.
Rosenberg and Stiebel, Source
Neuberg, Frederick, Former Collection