A large and very fine example of 19th-century crystal by famed French maker, Baccarat. The comport features a scalloped rim and melon ribbed column, mounted on ornamental bronze feet. The opalescent base is decorated with a birds of paradise design in ochre.
Baccarat's 230-year manufacturing history and their exacting blowing, turning, cutting, and polishing techniques are on show here in this exceptional example of their craftsmanship.
Dimensions: 25.5cmH x 25cm D