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A THOMAS WEBB & SONS CAMEO GLASS VASE
CAMEO GLASS AND CERAMICS FROM A DISTINGUISHED NEW YORK COLLECTION (LOTS 1-33)
A THOMAS WEBB & SONS CAMEO GLASS VASE

CIRCA 1890-1900, ACID-ETCHED CIRCULAR MARK, THOMAS WEBB & SONS GEM CAMEO

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A THOMAS WEBB & SONS CAMEO GLASS VASE
CIRCA 1890-1900, ACID-ETCHED CIRCULAR MARK, THOMAS WEBB & SONS GEM CAMEO
Of teardrop form, the clear glass wall overlaid in red and yellow, the cylindrical rim finely wheel-engraved in the Asian taste with a band of stylized wave pattern above broad lappets enclosing clouds, cone filled branches and a variety of flowers, above an undulating striated lower body and circular foot, the interior lined in opaque white and cream
6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) high
Provenance
The Great Exhibitions Sale; Sotheby’s, 31 October 2006, lot 633.
Literature
R. and L. Grover, English Cameo Glass, New York, 1980, p. 139, pl. C131.

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For a slightly larger example of this rare five layer technique, see C. Woodall Perry, The Cameo Glass of Thomas and George Woodall, Somerset, U.K., 2000, p. 81 (now conserved at the Forsyth Galleries, Texas A&M University Collection).

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