Art deco frosted glass ‘Acanthus’ Boule with silver-plated mount

Art deco frosted glass ‘Acanthus’ Boule with silver-plated mount

Art deco frosted glass ‘Acanthus’ Boule with silver-plated mount

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Art deco frosted glass ‘Acanthus’ Boule with silver-plated mount:
the circular eight-way design with overlapping stylised acanthus
leaves; the glass with a slight mauve tint; made about 1930,
restored and rewired.

Height:12"-30.5cm
Width:10"-27.0cm
Glossary Words

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.

moulded glass

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

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