French frosted and clear glass Deco Ceiling Bowl marked Sabino
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French frosted and clear glass Deco Ceiling Bowl marked Sabino

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French frosted and clear glass Deco Ceiling Bowl marked Sabino:
the tapering hexagonal bowl with alternate panels decorated with Deco designs of stylised leaves and flowers; suspended on three chains from leafy crown; with Japanese style finial.
Circa 1920s and restored.

Height: 20" - 50.7cm
Width: 12" - 35.0cm

moulded glass

Glass that is blown into a mould and has soft, uncut edges.

Art Déco

A popular movement in the 1920s and 30s, promoted by Ruhlmann and other great Paris furniture manufacturers, and the big department stores. The style was influenced by Aztec and Egyptian design, the Ballets Russes, Hollywood musicals and the new ocean-going liners. It featured stepped and geometric designs, sunrays and chevrons.

finial

Ornament forming a finishing flourish.

gilded, gilt

A very thin layer of gold applied to brass or bronze.

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