Magnificent Glass Hand Stem Pedestal Cake Stand / Salver - For Sale
Magnificent Glass Hand Stem Pedestal Cake Stand / Salver
This antique Victorian glass pedestal cake stand is gorgeous. And it's huge. It is an impressive 12 1/2" across and 9 3/4" high. The pedestal is a hand holding the intricately patterned stem of the cake stand. By Hobbs, Brockunier & Co., circa 1876. To give an idea of the scale of this cake stand the middle picture shows the cake stand next to a full size water pitcher.
Size: 12 1/8" diameter inside rim; 12 1/2" diameter outside rim; 9 1/2-9 3/4" high
Condition: excellent with the following exceptions - noticeable scratches on the plate from use - I couldn't get them to show in pics ; tiny burst bubble on rim; tiny flake & fleabite on top edge of foot;; 3 very small brown scuffs on plate; just a tinge of purple coloration
Original Manufacturers Flaws: slight tilt to plate - height goes from 9 1/2"-9 3/4"; long annealing mark on plate (see middle picture); long annealing mark on stem; shorter annealing marks; lots of tiny bubbles on plate
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