This is a French art glass bowl with a matching under plate or saucer. The glass probably was produced by one of the cristalleries (glass makers specializing in crystal and clear colors of glass) near Paris, circa 1900.
The bowl can function for food, such as being a mayonnaise or condiment server.
The white spots in the photos are light glares.
The saucer or plate is 6 ½" in diameter and 1" high. The bowl is 4 7/8" wide and 1 ¾" high.
The glass is quite pretty, a pure clear green, and the intensity of the color is heightened by the form; the way the glass maker swirled the outer sides in ridged panels deepens the green at the bottom of the swirls and lightens the color at the top of the swirls.
Because of the swirled ridged paneled sides, the rims are slightly irregular, very slightly scalloped. The rims are covered in gold trim. On the plate, a pattern of ribbons, roses and leaves are hand enameled in gold in a border around the edge. The bowl has a border of more petite roses hand enameled in gold.
There are no chips or nicks. There is only minor wear to the gold. When held up to a strong light, one can see a few light scratches and a few tiny air bubbles.
The bottoms of each dish are polished flat.
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