Pair of Hurricane Lights with dark blue ‘Limoges’ amphora

Pair of Hurricane Lights with dark blue ‘Limoges’ amphora

Pair of Hurricane Lights with dark blue ‘Limoges’ amphora

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Pair of Hurricane Lights with dark blue ‘Limoges’ amphora:
the clear glass cylindrical panel-cut bases with gilt-lacquered mounts; bearing deep blue porcelain amphora and clear glass antique shades engraved with foliate frieze.
The glass and porcelain circa 1860, possible assembled at later date and restored.

Height:27"-69.0cm
Width:6"-15.0cm
Glossary Words

cut glass

Often now referred to as 'crystal', the glass was blown and shaped, then passed to a specialist cutter, who would polish and cut patterns to enhance its brilliance.

gilded, gilt

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

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