A 19th-century Bohemian ruby tinted and white overlay glass
jug and pair of matching goblets, above, each profusely enamelled with floral panels and gilding.
Made from overlay glass
, where one glass skin is applied over another then carved through to the base, the bottles have different schools and craftsman, but of course that takes you into the world of a specialist dealer.
There were some good prices among the glass, with pounds 470 paid for a pair of Victorian cranberry overlay lustres; pounds 430 for a Bohemian blue and opaque overlay glass
and gilt metal lamp base; pounds 300 for a Baccarat dated glass scrambled paperweight; pounds 440 for a pair of Regency green glass mallet-shaped decanters and pounds 200 for a useful collection of cut glass lustre and chandelier drops.
SUMPTUOUS: A beautiful pair of Bohemian overlay glass
vases, from the late 19th Century, of ovoid shape with four oval panels, one decorated with a young girl and the remaining three adorned with flowers on a ground of gilt enhanced with scrolls and flowers.