ABP AMERICAN BRILLIANT CUT GLASS 1 PIECE PUNCH BOWL. DESCRIPTION: American Brilliant Period 1 Piece Punch Bowl 14.5 ARGO.It is always a delight to have the opportunity to offer for your consideration antique American Brilliant Period cut glass. AND at times, with even greater delight, if we can provide an item that is rare and in excellent condition. That is what I shall list today for your consideration.
Today we are listing for sale a 14.5 inch in diameter one piece punch bowl, completely handcrafted during the American brilliant period. On a thick 3/4 in blank. By Empire Cut Glass Company, under the supervision of Henry Clay Fry.
Empire was primarily a cutting house only, using almost exclusively Fry's high quality blanks. To present the size, on the right is a 2 piece egg nog bowl (small punch bowl) & standard which is 8 1/4 d, and to the left. Is the mammoth museum monumental size Punch Bowl in this listing, it is large!
Moreover it is even more beautiful than it is large. This piece is suitable for display in the Corning Museum of Glass. The pattern is the renown ARGO. And our pricing is far less.You will have in your collection, or perhaps as a gift, one 14.5 in in diameter by 6.5 inch high punch bowl, that appears to be perfect in display and weighs 16 pounds. Of course, quality is automatically considered to be excellent on the basis of the maker whose reputation is among the finest of the Period. The following briefly describes Argo crafted on a thick 3/4 inch blank, 16 Lbs. Blank: Mouth blown very clear water white.
This validates its provenance as an American Brilliant Period cut glass item. The luminescence is a result of adding manganese to the molten glass mixture to decolorize the iron in the sand. It validates the Period because the 40 year Period between 1870 and 1916 was the only time in the course of the history of the world that manganese was employed.
Brilliant Period cut glass as a result of the combined hardening and radiance producing lead oxide with the added manganese was named the finest cut glass in the world. This occurred during the Paris Exposition of 1889. Among the participants, Thomas G.
It has been established, in addition, that Hawkes, when in need, acquired blanks from Fry. Great credentials for this punch bowl.Layouts and Motifs:This is a trifoliate hobstar dominant pattern. It is also one in which the major layout scheme is that of overlapping and intersecting pointed ovals. Both the hobstars and alternating strawberry diamond X crossed miter vesicas are arranged so that. They are included in the intersecting ovals, and pyramidal stars developed in this punch bowl pattern of ARGO. In the punch bowl center, there is a crosshatched hexagonal 32 point hobstar whose center star ray is crafted. Use of the hexagon is in lieu of the trifoliate nature of the design. The alternating motif is that of strawberry diamond X cross miter vesicas. Xcrossed miters are an important basic design concept.
Please note their use via the photographs. Also please note the catalog reference pattern id number from the previous owner still remains. Will leave the cleaning of this monumental bowl to its new owner.The tooth profile is full and is in tremendously well taken care of condition, amazing with fancy scalloped rim design, difficult to execute and adds a pretty touch to the large piece. The large hobstar that centers this lovely bowl is deeply cut, please use a dolly, this star is has so many cuts. It is like a diamond. And it scratched my table a bit. As I turned it for the tooth profile photos, it is recommended to use some type of protective covering on fine wood since the bowl. Weight is rather heavy with sharp deep cuts on the massive hobstar. The photographs serve to provide all pattern details and to validate all herein written. Questions are welcome and I have many photographs upon request if needed.
Examination of the punch bowl was in display mode. We saw no flaws in that examination. Under magnification, (and I use a jeweler 7X magnifiers) there are few tiny flea bites seen only when examining in this fashion, I lose them when I remove the magnifiers.
The above stated in order to provide complete accuracy. This will be packed with extreme care, double heavy corrugated box, possibly tripled. The weight and size is what it is and will increase upon extra secure packing. The heavy duty box weighs about 2.5 pounds each in themselves.Please also have a look at the matching vases in Argo from the same estate collector/original owner. Wow a matching pair of 14.5 in listed shortly in my store. I found no detractions in display under normal viewing conditions. Perhaps magnification, mentioned for the sake of accuracy and full disclosure, would yield a tiny imperfection, however in viewing it, we saw none. No major chips, no cracks, nor discoloration, and no repairs. The tooth profile is full. The quality by the esteemed cutting house, maker is assured via reputation with all requirements for excellence well met. Is in very good to excellent condition for a 100 year old piece it was well cared for. I have looked for chips and/or other defects and found none, however, the pattern is very intricate and I could have missed something. MENTIONED FOR THE SAKE OF ACCURACY. This is my overview, details will be found in the photos. Which are as important as the verbal description given. ALSO that all items in my shop are of vintage or antique condition. They have often been used for many years and can have normal signs of wear. I will reflect any damage, repairs or heavy wear in the item description but some. Minor scratches, nicks and stains can be normal for antique & vintage items and need to be taken into account.
I describe as I see it. My GUARANTEE: I will always list and describe (and answer questions) about my items with 100% honesty (good, bad and ugly). All items are professionally packed. I work very hard everyday. To provide accurate listings, multiple photographs, careful packaging.These items are 100 years old in most cases, most have been used, we would hope that one. Who is collecting understands that old glass, porcelain and artisan wares were not. Manufactured with the sophisticated technology that we have today, such as the. Process of cookie cutting manufacturing, therefore there may be glaze pops, black pin dots, and minor factory flaws. Please remember also that glass from the American Brilliant Period is that, it is of the late 1800's to.
Early 1900's, and would show light signs of use as you would want to find, consistent with age. I hope that you may prefer to own such beautiful rare articles such as those that are offered. Here in my store, a piece of the past which makes your collection unique. Please contact me if you have any questions regarding this or any other item I have listed.My philosophy is the customer comes first. If your item arrives damaged or not to your expectation or that I somehow overlooked something please contact me immediately to give me the opportunity to address your issue. (It happens as we are human and do make mistakes). Buyers that need to return an item, must request my permission first, as there may be serious delays without pre-approval. Please contact me within 3 days of receipt of. Please contact me if you have any questions regarding this or any other item we have listed. Economic or trade sanctions including OFAC Restricted Countries. The item "ABP AMERICAN BRILLIANT ARGO PUNCH BOWL EMPIRE CUT GLASS STUNNING HUGE" is in sale since Monday, August 5, 2019.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Glassware\Cut Glass\American Brilliant". The seller is "caycat52" and is located in Totowa, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.