A superb quality and rare English George III period lapidary turned vase of exceptionally beautiful pieces of Derbyshire fluorspar (Blue John). Mounted with panels of black Welsh slate, Italian white pentallic marble and gilt bronze. The mounts and conception of form and parts strongly suggest the work of Matthew Boulton of Birmingham.
Old, professional restoration to 1 edge typical of subject.
Height o/a 37cm
Diameter of vase 12cm.
Price inc GST $8500
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