Enormous Hawkes Chrysanthemum Rose Globe – SOLD
This size of rose globe is unheard of – over 9″ wide! It’s cut in Hawkes beautiful, old Chrysanthemum pattern – the one that they one several awards for including a Grand Prize at the Paris Exposition.
The pattern features three large vesicas. The center porition is made up of a split vesica of crosshatching. It’s framed by cane cutting that converges on a clear center, 8-point hobstar. The star is surrounded on either side by fan cutting. Lying between each large vesica is a deeply cut 24-point hobstar. A lot of nice definition is achieved with the cutting on the completely curved piece. All of the cutting is wood-wheel polished.
The blank on this large piece is wonderfully clear. It measures over 9″ wide and 8 3/8″ tall! The condition is perfect. A piece of this size and in a pattern this nice is a true rarity, one that should be coveted by many collectors.