Art Decò French Pair Of Cut And Ground Crystal Toilet Jars 1910
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Particular pair of deco toilet jars in cut and ground by hand crystal, for their execution, it was used crystal with a percentage of lead of 30%, the high lead content, instead of calcium present in the common glass, gives the crystal a remarkable hardness, exceptional transparency, and a high refractive index; with the techniques of cutting, grinding and polishing, scrupulously performed by hand, extraordinary light effects and reflections were created, the two bottles have the particularity of having a double lid, the external one is made of silver plate with excellent galvanic silvering, while the internal one is made of crystal to obtain the hermetic closure of the bottles, so that they can contain salts, essences, and perfumes in so that these are not in contact with the air and lose their characteristics. They were produced in France between 1910 and 1915, in the district of Nancy, famous for the high concentration of factories and artisans specialized in crystal processing (Daum, Baccarat, Saint Louis, etc.).
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14H x 10W x 10D
5,51H x 3,94W x 3,94D
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Crystal, Silver plated
Good; Wear consistent with age and use.
International - YES
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