Stunning antique French Saint Louis cameo glass biscuit jar / cookie jar. Circa 1900. Crafted by renown Compagnie des Cristalleries de Saint Louis. Of the highest quality crystal in cranberry over clear. Decorated with acid etched relief of flowers and leaves in a lovely cranberry color on a clear textured ground. Signed in relief St. Louis. Marked on the base with an etched Saint Louis mark. Mounted with silvered mounts enhanced with a stylized knotwork or basket weave border. Topped by an acorn finial and finished with a charming bamboo motif handle. A gorgeous biscuit jar, in good condition. Some wear to the silver on the mounts. The biscuit jar measures 5 1/2" diameter at its widest x 7 5/8" height. Stands 10 1/8" total height with the handle up.
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