19th Century Still Life of Fruits under a glass Dome

Origin: Probably French   Period: Circa 1890

A wonderful woven basket still life of various fruits, grapes and leaves all supported on paper covered wires under the original glass dome on an ebonised round base.

The larger fruits are believed to be made of papier-mâché whilst the smaller fruits and grapes are hand made from blown glass

These very delicate and beautiful piece of art always graced 19th C tables. During the that period this type of fruit arrangement became quite a popular form of decorative art which was proudly displayed in the dining room, parlour or sitting room.


Height: 50.00 cm (19.7 in)

Diameter: 22.00 cm (8.7 in)

Price: £265.00 (approx €318)

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