19th century Obelisk

19th century Obelisk

Code: HF


W: 5.5cm (2.2")H: 17cm (6.7")


A fine quality, mid 19th century, 'Grand Tour' cut glass obelisk with 'trompe l'oeil' mounted on a square cut base. The obelisk is cut to the reverse and painted with enamels. When viewed from the front the illusion appears as a pedestal vase containing flowers.  Circa 1850-70.