Pair of antique Chinoiserie 'verre soufflé' glass vases

£5,500

The detailing of these Italian glass vases is exceptionally fine, depicting images characteristic of the popular 18th century Chinoiserie style.

 

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Description

The pair of vases are each of blown glass, and take a stylized broad amphora shape. The narrow rims of each of the vases are decorated with a frieze of foliate motifs on a black ground. The bodies of the vases are painted with Chinese figures, butterflies, flowers and leaves on a white ground.

Details

Country of Origin
Italian
Date of Manufacture
18th Century
Period
18th Century and Earlier
Style
Chinoiserie
Material
Glass
Colour
Multi-coloured, White

Dimensions

Diameter
15 cm / 5.9 inches

Reference:
013191

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