A fine amethyst facet cut lidded vase of ovoid form on a facet pedestal conical base. The vase features a broad oroplastic gilt frieze depicting dancing figures against a foliate scrollwork backdrop, the lid and base are embellished with oroplastic foliate bands. Condition: wear to the under-base; light rubbing to the gilt; light surface age and use wear; nothing further found; indented and polished pontil. Circa 1910-20, unsigned, Haida region. Article measured in centimetres and rounded to the nearest quarter inch. Height 28.5cm/11.25in, rim diameter 12cm/4.75in, base diameter 9cm/3.75in.
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H 28.5cm x W 12cm x Dia. 9cm
H 11¼" x W 4¾" x Dia. 3¾"