Pair of vases with hand-painted flowers on opaline glass. We see pink, purple, orange, lilac, and white flowers, all naturalistically rendered. The roses, daisies, and morning glory are marvelous! The leaves are painted in several shades of green. Made in the Louis-Philippe period of the 19th century, circa 1835 The artist used enamels to create this work of art.

Dimensions: Height 11.75″ x 6″ diameter at widest point x 6″ diameter across the top

Condition: Excellent with very slight rubbing to the gilt on the top edge

Background of Opaline Glass: The first objects in opaline glass were made in Murano, Italy, in the sixteenth century. Opaline glass was produced in France in the nineteenth century and reached the apex of popularity during the empire of Napoleon III.

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