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26 in Victorian Antique Display Dome Clear Glass Taxidermy Cloche Bell - $175 (Pikesville)

26 in Victorian Antique Display Dome Clear Glass Taxidermy Cloche Bell 1 thumbnail26 in Victorian Antique Display Dome Clear Glass Taxidermy Cloche Bell 2 thumbnail26 in Victorian Antique Display Dome Clear Glass Taxidermy Cloche Bell 3 thumbnail26 in Victorian Antique Display Dome Clear Glass Taxidermy Cloche Bell 4 thumbnail26 in Victorian Antique Display Dome Clear Glass Taxidermy Cloche Bell 5 thumbnail
condition: excellent
---- Picture shows lines in glass, however the Glass is clear with no lines ----

Large, 26 in Tall, Antique Display Dome, Glass, Taxidermy, Showcase, Cloche, Bell

Several tiny imperfections (from original mfg.) in the glass itself. This is a very, very old glass dome.

Glass Dome – 26in x 8 3/4in - Weight 7lb 13oz

Glass Dome - Outer circumference is 28.5 in.

Wood Base - 10in outer dia / inner circle dia 9in / 1.5in tall / weight 2lb 9oz

With Dome in place, total Height on base is 27in. / weight 10lb 6oz

There's a small imperfection (chip?) at the bottom outer edge of the dome, that’s hidden while dome is seated in base. (see pic) There are several other tiny imperfections within the glass, all from the original manufacturing process.

This is an unusually large, antique, glass, display dome created as a fine collectable showcase, seemingly dating all the way back to the late Victorian period. Dome is of superb proportion and has showcase clarity, with a desirable, well defined aged patina and in excellent original order. Dome is seated upon an ebonized (black paint) wood base.

This antique display dome is a stunning addition to any collection. The glass cloche showcases the item inside, giving it an air of sophistication and elegance. This Victorian dome adds a touch of history and culture to any space. The glass dome and base are both original and of unknown precise age and maker is also unknown. Its clear glass allows for a beautiful display of color and detail for any object(s) placed within.

Dome measures 26 in tall and 8 3/4 in in diameter and is a rather unique piece for any antique display enthusiast. The antique glass aficionado will immediately realize this glass dome is very, very old.

Dome is ideal for medium/large sized taxidermy studies, fine ornaments or decorative displays. This quality antique display dome provides a substantial enclosed area for the taxidermy enthusiast or collector of fine showcase pieces.

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