Art Nouveau basket in Bohemian iridescent art glass with silver overlay, ca. 1900. Wide and ovoid mouth, cylindrical body, flared base, and triangular stationery handle. Glass is iridescent red shading to green. Overlay includes naturalistic flowers creeping up trellis on sides and linear pattern at base. Rim and foot rim encased in silver. Handle is silver with thick incised floral mounts. Pontil mark. A beautiful piece with rich and nuanced color.
Dimensions: H 20 x W 11 1/8 x D 7 1/3 in. BL285