PORTRAIT GLASS BEAKER
Glass beaker, mold-blown, of cylindrical shape, cut with vertical friezes of stylized leaves and stripes, center ornate with a mold-blown transparent portrait of Louis-Philippe, of right profile, in a rectangular cartridge.
Unidentified glass manufactory, France, 1830-1848.
Small cracks and usury.
Height: 9, 5 cm.
These types of “popular” beakers are quite common under the Second Empire, we often find examples with the portrait of Napoléon III, but are quite rare with the portrait of the King of the French. We have found only one other example on the French art market.