John & Rico's

Antique Glass from The Drawing Room of Newport

# 5014. A pair of Aesthetic Victorian art glass cream and sugar. Manufactured by Consolidated Glass. It is called shell and seaweed pattern. The glass appears deep rose color at the top fading to a pale pink at the base. The form is a shell and coral like decoration in blown relief with enamel painted flower and stem decorations. The metal work is silver plated consistent with production by any number of Conn. silver companies of the 19th century. The interior of the glass is consistently white implying that the glass is cased. Condition: the metal is worn of most of the silver. The enamel paint decoration appears intact. There are no losses to the metal or cracks or chips to the glass. The shell and coral decoration is very much in blown out relief. There are minor paint losses and scuffing consistent with use and age. I would dates this set around 1885. Price: $450.00 the pair.











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