London, South Kensington
8 July 2009
TWO VICTORIAN WINE GLASSES
DESIGNED BY PHILIP WEBB (1831-1915), FOR WILLIAM MORRIS, CIRCA 1860
5½ in. (14 cm.) high and smaller (2)
By repute, a wedding gift from Philip Webb to William Morris.
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Linda Parry, William Morris, V & A Museum, illustrated page 196, catalogue number K25, with the original pencil design K26.
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