Stourbridge Stevens & Williams Amethyst Art Glass Bowl c1940

£72.00 $90.64 Product Code: 2018082242

Date & Origin

England, c1940. Period of George VI.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown.

Dimensions

Height: 12.6cm   Diameter: 22.4cm

Weight

1424 grams

Technical Description

20th century optical moulded vase. Eight-way crimped rim. The colour graduates from dark amethyst to almost clear at the rim with wonderful optical moulding. The base is polished.

Historical Relevance

Hand-blown around the time the cartoon character Elmer Fudd made his debut in the animated short, Elmer's Candid Camera. Notable engraver Frederick Carder who worked at the Stevens & Williams factory from 1864 - 1963 was also the founder of Steuben Glass Works in Corning, New York in 1903.

Relevant References

British Glass Between the Wars By Dudley Leisure Services – Page 46 Catalogue 248.

20th Century British Glass By Charles R. Hajdamach – Page 143 Plate 296.

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