Antique 19th Century Stained Glass Effect Reverse Printed Glass August 1900
A very unusual, immensely decorative antique that was specifically made to be displayed against a window, a 19th century version of a more affordable stained glass panel. One of a pair, each sold separately. This beautiful old bubbled sheet of glass has a colored print applied to its reverse. The 19th century Art Nouveau print is most likely German or Dutch in origin, its depicts the month of August (Augustus) with two field laborers harvesting the wheat. The diamond shape central scene is stunning and the typical Art Nouveau, Gothic style ornamentation surrounding this is equally beautiful.
Our main image is illuminated from behind with a light. The remaining images taken against a window in natural daylight. The last but one image showing without illumination how plain the item would be.
Size: 10.75" by 8.25"
Condition: Showing its vast age with reverse surface wear to the print. A small circular bruise to the glass bottom right. But nothing too detrimental that would prevent display.
A super item that we see displayed in an entrance hall window or cottage window......stunning!!
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