Pair of white opaline glass antique vases by Baccarat

By Baccarat (French, founded 1764)

£9,500

The feminine floral design of these vases is balanced by their masculine satyr-mask handles, showcasing the thoughtful artistry of Baccarat's work.

 

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Description

Each of baluster form, with twin satyr-mask handles, decorated to both sides with bouquets and scattered sprays of flowers, the mouthes and feet with turquoise and gilt bands

Literature-+

See Christine Vincendeau, Les Opalines, Luçon, 1998, p. 96, 136-137 for an illustration and discussion of a similar pair of vases.

Details

Artist / Maker
By Baccarat (French, founded 1764)
Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
c. 1850
Period
19th Century
Style
Belle Époque, Floral
Material
Gilt, Glass, Opaline Glass
Colour
Gold, Multi-coloured, Turquoise, White

Dimensions

Height
35 cm / 13.8 inches
Width
19 cm / 7.5 inches
Depth
14 cm / 5.5 inches

Reference:
013948

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