Decorative Arts Auction

December 05, 2016

LOT 265

Lot 265

Gallé Cameo Glass Shaped Oval Covered Box, c.1900

Gallé Cameo Glass Shaped Oval Covered Box, c.1900
Lot 265 Details
Gallé Cameo Glass Shaped Oval Covered Box, c.1900

of yellow glass overlaid with blue and brown, etched with water lilies and reeds
length 6.2" — 15.7 cm.
cameo signature Gallé

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $1,680
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Miniscule chips at the inner flange are not significant; otherwise in substantially good condition

LOT 265

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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