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June 2018

Art Glass
Jun. 9, 2018 — 03 PM - 6 PM

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Lot No. 0519

Manufacturer: Mother of Pearl


Description: Choice Pompeian Swirl Mother of Pearl vases, a brilliant citron yellow shading into rose pink or reverse Amberina with pink casing the interiors. Each are hand decorated with a pair of birds perched on a flowering branch in reverse (an indication, at the factory, they were to be a pair) and having the visitation of a pair of butterflies. The design utilizes raised orange enameling accented by bright gold and platinum for a beautiful effect. A splash of gold enlightens the crimped rims. They measure 6 1/2 inches tall by 5 inches across their shoulders. Both are hand numbered B231 below their bases along with an indistinct number. Imposing and infrequently seen as a matching pair.

Estimate: $2,000.00 - $3,000.00