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IMPORTANT BAKEWELL, PITTSBURGH GEORGE WASHINGTON SULPHIDE CAMEO CUT GLASS MANTEL ORNAMENT

IMPORTANT BAKEWELL, PITTSBURGH GEORGE WASHINGTON SULPHIDE CAMEO CUT GLASS MANTEL ORNAMENT

Item Description:

IMPORTANT BAKEWELL, PITTSBURGH GEORGE WASHINGTON SULPHIDE CAMEO CUT GLASS MANTEL ORNAMENT, colorless, the flattened urn-form body featuring a polished concave front revealing a cameo-incrustation bust of George Washington, the remainder of the body with diamond point, strawberry diamond, fan, and linear cuttings; surmounted with a diamond-point cut finial having a rayed cap; the whole raise on a flared hexagonal stem and thick foot with flat edge slightly beveled at the top and bottom, 32-ray star cut to underside. Reserve. Bakewell, Page & Bakewell, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Circa 1825.

Condition:

Outstanding condition with some expected scattered light flakes/roughness to points of finial, and step corners above and below body, foot with a light clamshell bruise to underside and several minute flakes to lower edge. Glass exhibits just a hint of surface crizzling which is only visible under magnification except for a small area to top of foot at the reverse.

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$ 30,000.00 ( Low est. )
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