Item under consideration is a Antique, heavy, clear, hand-cut crystal PUNCH BOWL SET designed and produced during the middle portion of AMERICAN BRILLIANT PERIOD (prior to 1906) and is in excellent condition in the U. Set consist of a 13 inch tall oval PUNCH BOWL with LID and 11 matching 3 inch tall CUPS with HANDLES.
The PUNCH BOWL and CUP design consist of a hand-cut version of the HARVARD PATTERN, which completely covers most of the surface area of the BOWL and CUPS with small rectangles containing intricate star designs. (details below) producing a magnificent prismatic sparkle when light is applied.
Excellent example of the exquisite technical and artistic efforts performed during the BRILLIANT period of American cut-glass production. The combined 13 inch tall, 8 1/2 inch diameter BOWL and LID form an egg (oval) shape (photo # 2). There are 20 vertical miter cuts extending from the base of the BOWL to near the center of the LID.Cuts are equally spaced around the circumference of the BOWL and LID. Cuts are interrupted by a 3/8 inch blank clear space where the body and lid meet (photo # 2).
There are 9 horizontal cuts equally spaced up the body of the BOWL and LID. These vertical and horizontal cuts form 8 horizontal rows containing 20 rectangles each of graduated sizes, 5 on the body and 3 on the lid (photo #4). Intricate hobstar and flat star designs are hand-cut to fit within the created rectangles forming a spectacular overall design presentation.Alternate rows of hobstar and flat-star designs (photos #4,5,6,7). The base has a 5 3/4 inch diameter 24 point star burst cut on bottom (photo #8). The domed LID is 8 inch in diameter with the 3 1/2 inch diameter center clear and blank crystal with ten 1/2 inch oval (thumb print) cuts and a 2 inch wide x 2 1/2 inch tall faceted finial in the center (photos #4 & 7).
There is a 1 inch square cutout on the lid's front rim to accommodate a ladle (photo #7). Punch Bowl and Lid are made of heavy 3/8 inch thick lead crystal. The eleven cups have a similar design to that of the bowl and lid. Hand cut design consist of nine 2 1/2 inch vertical miter cuts equally spaced around the circumference of the cup. There are 3 horizontal cuts equally spaced up the cup body.
These vertical and horizontal miter cuts form 2 horizontal rows of 8 rectangles each. Alternately placed hobstar and flat-star designs are hand-cut to fit within these rectangles (photo # 9 & 10).
The base has a 2 3/8 inch diameter 16 point star burst cut on the bottom (photo # 11). There is a 2 inch wide vertical blank space left unadorned to accommodate the attached 2 inch notched handle. There is, also, a 1/2 inch wide blank horizontal space below and around the cup rim(photo # 12). Dimensions: Punch Bowl w/ LID. Height, top of finial- 12 7/8 inch.
Width, at widest- 8 1/2 inch. Weight- 9 pounds, 9.2 ounces. Diameter across rim- 7 7/8 inch. Diameter across base- 5 3/4 inch. Weight- 7 pounds, 5.6 ounces.Height, top of finial- 5 3/4 inch. Weight- 2 pounds, 3.6 ounces. Diameter across rim- 2 3/4 inch. Diameter across base- 2 3/8 inch. Weight of 1 cup- 6.8 ounces. Weight of 11 cups- 4 pounds, 10.8 ounces. Total weight oh bowl w lid & 11 cups - 14 pounds, 4 ounces. The item "ABP Cut Crystal 13PUNCH BOWL SET With 11 CUPS with Handles. Antique" is in sale since Monday, August 20, 2018. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Glassware\Cut Glass\American Brilliant". The seller is "crystalcove2014" and is located in Ladera Ranch, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Bahamas, Viet nam.