Baccarat custom ordered, hand blown crystal and gilded stemware service for twelve with Royal Provenance. Museum quality, hand blown crystal stemware service with 2 colors of overlay cut to clear. Each diamond wheel cut piece features an armorial crest reserve and is gilded with the letter "L". This set is in "new condition" and most pieces still bear the original paper labels. The complete service consists of 12 water goblets, 12 wine goblets, 12 champagne goblets, 12 bowls and 12 matching under plates, 11 nappies, and 2 decanters. This extraordinary service exemplifies the level of craftsmanship for which Baccarat is world renown. The clear crystal is cased in apricot with the white wine cased in green, all with petal cut feet. The glass is cut with alternating flat cuts, threads and diamond stone designs. The technical virtuosity of the cutter is epitomized by his ability to retain only the thinnest layer of colored crystal on the diamond stones. 73 Pieces, ca. 1900
Extraordinary Baccarat Extensive Stemware Service for 12, Made for a King with Apple-Green and Apricot Overlay Cut to Clear with Armorial Crest "L"
Item #: 515