• A Cabinet of Curiosities Selec auction at Christies

    Sale 2393

    A Cabinet of Curiosities Selections from the Peter Tillou Collections

    28 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 56

    AN ENGLISH CLARET AND WHITE CAMEO GLASS VASE

    CIRCA 1887, POSSIBLY STEVENS & WILLIAMS, STOURBRIDGE OR THOMAS WEBB & SONS

    Price Realised  

    AN ENGLISH CLARET AND WHITE CAMEO GLASS VASE
    CIRCA 1887, POSSIBLY STEVENS & WILLIAMS, STOURBRIDGE OR THOMAS WEBB & SONS
    Of double-gourd form, the tall baluster neck overlaid, etched and wheel-carved with a floral rosettes on a cartouche-shaped band, the shoulder with a band of flower heads interrupting budding and blossoming rose briar, a small insect in flight above
    12 1/8 in. (30.7 cm.) high


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    Literature

    See, Charles R. Hajdamach, British Glass 1800-1914, Suffolk, 1991, p. 208 for a vase of similar form recorded in Stourbridge pattern books. Compare Ray and Lee Grover, English Cameo Glass, 1980, p. 263, fig. C205 and Christies, New York, 20 October 2002, lot 129 for a blue and white example of this form attributed to Thomas Webb.