Large Clark Desdemona Roseglobe SOLD
Featured is a very large roseglobe in Clark’s Desdemona pattern.
Covered in beautiful, deeply cut split-vesicas of crosshatching surrounded by rainbows of cane, this pattern is undeniably fit for a roseglobe. Huge 24-point hobstars cover the perimeter of the piece as well.
I love the polished (and unpolished) portions of this pattern. The center of the 8 point hobstars are filled in with fans and the buttons on the cane are also filled with fans. The pattern is very similar to Hawkes’ Chrysanthemum and has the same type of craftsmanship.
The roseglobe has a few scratches on the interior but nothing to detract from the beauty and clarity of the piece. The blank is quite heavy and measures