A LARGE GILT AND ENAMELLED PINK GLASS LIDDED BOWL
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
Possibly Bohemia, Czech Republic for the Iranian export market, late 19th century
Of compressed globular shape, resting on a gently splayed foot, rising to narrow shoulders and a straight, cylindrical neck, covered by a compressed dome-shaped lid with a rounded pommel at the top, the exterior decorated with Western-inspired yellow enamelled and gilt vegetal volutes encasing delicate gold-painted rose stems, the colour of the glass transitioning from transparent to hot pink from the bottom to the top, 18.5cm diam. and 33.5cm high.
Estimated at £500 - £700