Carved Bowl with Bird on Rim

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Cassel, France, 17th century.
Rock crystal, metal mountings and semi-precious stones.
height: 9 7/8 inches (250 mm; not including bird), 11 3/8 inches (290 mm; including bird); length: 12 inches (305 mm); width: 9 1/2 inches (242 mm)
AZ029
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Acquired by J. Pierpont Morgan.
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The mountings and stem date to the 19th century.

Summary: 

Carved crystal bowl in shell shape with metal rim. A crystal bird sits on rim. Bird has green beak and red eyes made of semi-precious stones. The foot has also a metal rim on the bottom and a metal ring between the basin and the foot.

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