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Chinese Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum indicum) Wild Cherry (Prunus avium).

A Stevens & Williams Victorian Two Colour Collectors Hock Glass,

the amethyst colored overlay intaglio cut with a roundel of chrysanthemums flanked by prunus sprays on a cracked ice ground, on baluster stem with teardrop air inclusion on a starburst cut foot,

circa 1899

c.f. pg 10.Decanters and Glasses, Therle Hughes, Country Life Library of Antiques, 1982.

 Identical to the one in the Royal Brierley Crystal Collection, Stourbridge, West Midlands.

 In the ' Language of Flowers'  chrysanthemums represent 'Truth' and Prunus flowers 'Keep your promises'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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