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Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on May 18, 2019

102E French glass holy water cruet with a shell finial

102E Small Holy Water Cruet

The colorless glass cruet is decorated on the shoulder with three small pincered handles and spout. The looped handle on top features a St. Jacob’s shell fashioned from a dip mold of sixteen points.

France: mid-18th Century
H: 15.5 cm
Ref: The Van Beek Collection, Lameris, 2015, #50, Verre O Usage et de Prestige: France 1500-1800, Bellanger, 1988, p.329

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