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Large Antique French Empire Cut Crystal Gilt Bronze Centerpiece Bowl Footed

Large Antique French Empire Cut Crystal Gilt Bronze Centerpiece Bowl Footed
Large Antique French Empire Cut Crystal Gilt Bronze Centerpiece Bowl Footed
Large Antique French Empire Cut Crystal Gilt Bronze Centerpiece Bowl Footed
Large Antique French Empire Cut Crystal Gilt Bronze Centerpiece Bowl Footed
Large Antique French Empire Cut Crystal Gilt Bronze Centerpiece Bowl Footed
Large Antique French Empire Cut Crystal Gilt Bronze Centerpiece Bowl Footed
Large Antique French Empire Cut Crystal Gilt Bronze Centerpiece Bowl Footed
Large Antique French Empire Cut Crystal Gilt Bronze Centerpiece Bowl Footed

Large Antique French Empire Cut Crystal Gilt Bronze Centerpiece Bowl Footed    Large Antique French Empire Cut Crystal Gilt Bronze Centerpiece Bowl Footed
Impressive antique Napoleon III era French cut crystal and ormolu mounted centerpiece. Of quality crystal, in rectangular form with cantered corners. Decorated with an elegant motif of wheel cut horizontal bands or'filets'. Finished with a stunning wheel cut 32-point starburst at the base. Encased in finely casted gilt bronze mounts decorated in opulent neoclassical motifs. The crystal centerpiece is surmounted by a thick gilt bronze edge patterned with Louis XVI style ribbon and reed motif topped by a foliage border. Flanked on the sides by large loop ring handles embellished with palmettes and arabesques. Further accented by finely detailed appliques of criss-crossed ribbon and sprigs of laurel. Resting on four gilt bronze feet richly decorated in bas-relief with stylized foliate, acanthus and palmettes with finely casted garland festoons. Unsigned but most likely Baccarat. The renown cristallerie used paper labels from 1860 on, which were often worn or washed away, and did not use their acid etched signature until 1936.

The wheel cut starburst on the bottom is a typical characteristic of the firm and the horizontal fluting is similar to that of Baccarat patterns such as'Ecailles & Filets' and'Chicago'. In overall good antique condition. No chips or cracks to the crystal centerpiece, some minor scratches commensurate with use. Overall a stunning quality piece. Measures 13" across x 7 3/4" wide x 5 7/8 height.

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Please check the description for dimensions. The item "Large Antique French Empire Cut Crystal Gilt Bronze Centerpiece Bowl Footed" is in sale since Wednesday, November 08, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Glass\Other Antique Glass". The seller is "micflsun" and is located in Canutillo, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Style: Empire
  • Primary Material: Glass
  • Type: Bowls

Large Antique French Empire Cut Crystal Gilt Bronze Centerpiece Bowl Footed    Large Antique French Empire Cut Crystal Gilt Bronze Centerpiece Bowl Footed