AN ENAMELLED AND GILDED LONG-NECKED GLASS BOTTLE, SIGNED BROCARD, PARIS, FRANCE, 19TH CENTURY
the yellow-tinged glass of compressed globular form with long slender tapering neck and collar with everted lip, on a high conical flared foot, painted with four large medallions around the main body filled with interlacing arabesques, further roundels and bands containing foliage, polychrome enamelled floral details, the interstices filled with vegetation, geometric designs on neck and foot, signed 'Brocard Paris' at the top of the foot
Intact, in good condition, some discoloration in sections and slight rubbing to enamel, as viewed.
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A very similar example in shape and design was sold in these rooms, 6 October 2010, lot 372.