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The spherical jar with a standing rose bud finial and acanthus leaf collar. The glass body deeply slice cut with repeat anthemion motifs on a petalled wirework collar standing on three scroll legs with ram mask feet mounted upon a slice cut glass cylindrical base set on an engine turned square plinth
Size: 36cm high – 14¼ ins high
Little Rissington House, Little Rissington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
It is from this period that these fine examples of ormolu mounted lead crystal come from. Baccarat specialised in the luxury glass market and went on to become one of the most important European producers of pressed and diamond cut lead glass both for the table and for ornament.