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Pair of Vases
Formed of a funnel of cut and faceted glass decorated alternately with a vertical engraved meander of flowers and foliage alternating with a plain engraved facet. Each funnel fits into an elaborate gilt metal stand with four outward splayed bracket feet each rises a column decorated in enameled work in blue, turquoise, black and brown-red with a border of Greek key ornament and each stands a cherub resting on a lyre.
Size: Height: 40.2 cm.
G.1980.19.12.A & B
Artist / Maker: Alphonse Giroux et Cie
Object Type: vase
Actual Date: 1851
Century: 19th century
Materials: Enamel, Gilt, Glass
Museum Accession Number: 1980.18/12.a & b/G