Large Antique Witches Ball
Antique hand-blown green mercury glass witches ball of large size. Interesting shape, being slightly squat and with some characterful light distressing to the glass. Original brass hanging gallery. c.1900.
H:24cm W: 24cm D: 24cm
Witches balls are somewhat of an enigma. It is thought that they were originally hung in the windows of 17th and 18th century houses to ward off evil spirits, bad spells, ill fortune and of course, witches. Now incredibly decorative pieces that look fantastic hanging in any room.
Please note: hooks and chain not included.