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glass (cameo carved, gilt and silvered)
31.7 × 14.9 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England
Accession Number
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The Dr Robert Wilson Collection. Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Dr Robert Wilson, Fellow, 1997
Gallery location
18th & 19th Century Decorative Arts & Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International
With a gourd shaped body and a long, narrow neck; in opaque cameo, carved ivory glass with extensive gilded ornament. The 'obverse' and 'reverse' with rounded panels of waterlilies, on a flecked ground with small side panels of reeds; the neck with gilt bands of lotus leaves and reeds.