A beautiful group of three early mercury glass witches' balls.
Superb hand blown glass witches' balls with a reflective mercury coating to the inside, finished with pressed metal galleries & hanging loops. All three balls are early examples with the cobalt blue, emerald green & silver linings in wonderful condition.
Historically hung in a window to ward off witches & also used reflect the interior space in a shop to keep an eye on suspicious customers.
Just beautiful decorative items.
Price is for the three.
Late 19th / early 20th century.
Excellent condition overall with the usual minor imperfections & pleasing areas of foxing, one with a differing gallery, all the same period.
Green - 12cm, blue - 15cm, silver - 13cm (diameter).
UK courier service available at £15 tracked & signed for 24 hour delivery.
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