Large, Victorian, Bohemian, white cut to green, gilded glass lustre
THE WEIGHT OF THIS ITEM EXCEEDS THE MAXIMUM WEIGHT ALLOWED BY INTERNATIONAL POST AND MUST BE SENT USING A COURIER SERVICE IF POSTED TO AN ADDRESS OUTSIDE OF THE UK. This is a very attractive, large, Victorian, Bohemian, white cut to green, gilded glass lustre dating from the end of the 19th century. The lustre is in excellent condition for its age. This means, of course, that it shows age related wear and tear commensurate with some 120+ years of use. The lustre was blown in green glass and then the top was cased in white glass which has been cut through to to the green to produce the pattern. The edges have further been enhanced with gilding. It has a turned-over foliate rim measuring 14.5 cm (5.8 inches) in diameter. The turned over leaves are gilded with leaf-like veins. The lustre has a slim eight-sided hollow stem which ends in a large eight-sided knop and a round panelled foot which also measures 14.5 cm (5.8 inches) in diameter. The lustre is 34 cm (1 foot 2 inches) in height. The twelve droppers are of cut triangular form, and are almost certainly the originals. The droppers are gilded both to the octagonal small header droppers and to the long spear-like droppers. There are the normal small chips and bruises out of the cut facets and ends of the droppers. There are no other significant chips, cracks, significant scratches or any evidence of restoration. The gilding is heavily rubbed in places. Some of the wires attaching the droppers have been replaced by modern equivalents. The lustre weighs in at 2.88 kg. (6 lb 5 oz). The item “Large, Victorian, Bohemian, white cut to green, gilded glass lustre” is in sale since Monday, September 14, 2020. This item is in the category “Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Glass\Date-Lined Glass\Victorian (c.1840-c.1900)”. The seller is “theworldismadeofglassltd” and is located in Brislington. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.
- Country of Origin: Czech/ Bohemia
- Colour: Green
- Style: Victorian
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Object Type: Lustre
- Type of Glass: Cut Glass