London, South Kensington
28 November 2002
An engraved ewer and two goblets
Late 19th Century, Stourbridge, perhaps Stevens and Williams, designed by Joseph Keller
The ewer of tall slender oviform with trefoil neck and loop handle, engraved with a continuous scene of herons among luxuriant leafy and flowering plants, the goblets similarly decorated
The ewer 10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high (3)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
See Charles Hajdamach, British Glass (Woodbridge, 1991), p. 160, pl. 130 for a similar design by Keller.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium.
In the late 19th century Emile Gallé’s vibrant glassware helped to transform ideas of what art could be. Specialist Carina Villinger shares her insights
Highlights from Adventurous Spirit, a private collection sold across two auctions in December and February to benefit a charitable foundation