Date & Origin
England, c1940. Period of George VI.
Excellent, age-related wear as shown.
Height: 12.6cm Diameter: 22.4cm
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.
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.
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.