Antique Bohemian 'milchglas' tureen with cover and stand

£6,500

This majestic antique tureen is an excellent example of finely wrought 'milchglas' work, a technique that renders white glass translucent but opaque.

 

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Description

The tureen is formed entirely of the frosted, opaque glass called 'milchglass.' The tureen, cover and stand are all painted with vignettes of courting couples and garden scenes, together with displays of flowers and parcel gilt detailing to the borders and finial.

Details

Country of Origin
Bohemian
Date of Manufacture
18th Century
Period
18th Century and Earlier
Style
Floral, Romantic
Material
Glass
Colour
Gold, Multi-coloured, White

Dimensions

Height
20 cm / 7.9 inches
Width
32 cm / 12.6 inches

Reference:
008980

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