Unusual Hawkes Chrysanthemum Ship’s Carafe – SOLD
This gorgeous ship’s carafe was cut by Hawkes in an early rendition of their Chrysanthemum pattern. The piece is completely wood wheel polished
The pattern features three large vesicas. The center portion 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 20-point hobstar. The neck is fluted and features St. Louis diamond while the base is finished in a 24 split-point hobstar.
The blank of this carafe is perfectly clear and measures 7 1/2″ tall and 5 1/4″ across the base