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 Registered Design Numbers              History of Stuart Medallion Cameo Glass

A Glass Water Set in the form of a 17th Century leather 'Black Jack' Jug,

manufactured for the retailers Phillips of Oxford Street, engraved with the cypher of CR (Charles I, Carolus Rex) and the date 1646, the date Charles I surrendered to the Scots, English late 19th Century, and two water glasses conforming, Registered Design No 75175 (refers to shape only), 9 1/4in (23cm) approx. (3)

The original leather jug is in the British Museum, aquired from Mrs Ruth Faulkner the executor of the archeologist J F Lucas

A 'Blackjack' 1646 Tumbler showing the engraving.

Photographs entered for registation of the Design by Phillips of Oxford Street. The shape only was regisisterd.

A Very Rare William Collins Regency Enamelled Glass

This glass was supplied by William Collins, of 227 The Strand, London. Collins described himself as 'Glass Manufacturer to His Majesty and thier Royal Highnesses, the Duke of Sussex and Princess Elizabeth' and later as ' Glass Enameller to the Queen and the Royal Family'

With acknowledgement to the Glass Circle.

Detail from a William Collins Enamelled Drinking Glass

from the Duke of Sussex service, decorated with a red line laurel wreath on the wide gilt band rim, the hobnail cut body with finely enamelled classical head depicting the Greek God Prometheus, titled beneath, 4 3/4in (11.8cm), London 1820-1830.

This piece was exhibited at the 'From Palace to Parlour' exhibition, held at the Wallace Collection, London, item No 13. Jolly Rare.

A Masonic Firing Glass 'Lodge of Harmony'

A Stuart Medallion Cameo Standing Scent Bottle

Detail of the cutting on the Stuart Medallion Cameo Scent Bottle

More information on Stuart Medallion Cameo via the link at the top of the page.

A Victorian Silver Mounted Claret Jug,

with etched glass formed as a harpy, hallmark of Alexander Chrichton, London 1882

A Stuart Medallion Cameo Scent bottle

cut with a Fuchsia and butterfly, repousse silver hinged cover opening to reveal internal glass stopper, circa 1887, 3in (7.5cm) approx.

Fitted Case.

A Stourbridge Aesthetic Movement / Japonesque acid etched Decanter and Stopper,

decorated with etched prunus and 'mons', probably Stevens and Williams, 12in (30.5cm) high approx.

A Stuart 'Medallion Cameo' Bowl

the cameo of white cut through to pink with an unusual view of sail boats in a rough sea, on a brilliant cut ground, marked PATENT, circa 1888, 5in (12.5cm) wide.

Click on DETAILS link at the top of the page for a close up photograph of the cameo medallion cutting.

A Clutha glass vase for James Couper of Glasgow,

designed by Dr Christopher Dresser, late 19th Century, 4in high approx. by 41/2in wide at base. The base has the James Couper etched mark 'designed by Dr. C. Dresser.

A photograph of the mark can be found on the DETAILS page (link at the top of the page.

Many pieces of glass are 'attributed' to Dr Dresser but very few are marked as being designed by him.

A Richardsons 'Rich Cameo' Vase

the blue cameo cut through to clear with lilies on a planished ground, acid cut mark to base.

Part of our selling exhibition 'Fragile Flowers' click on Exhibtion to commence veiwing.

A Stuart 'Spider' Cocktail Set

comprising shaker and five harlequin glasses, etched and enamelled with spiders, webs and butterflies, white metal mounts, acid stamped factory marks and orginal paper label, circa 1935, 8 1/2in (22cm).

Click on DETAILS at the top of this page for other photographs of this set.

An Exceptionally Rare Pair of Richardson's Gin and Rum Yellow Opaline Glass Decanters

the bodies printed with figures in Victorian dress forming letters spelling Gin and Rum, the bases marked Richardson's, topped by fine silver gilt stoppers hallmarked for Robert Garrard, London, 1835.

Detail from one of the Richardson's decanters

A detail from the 'Rum' Richardson's decanter.

The 'Gin' example is illustrated in Hajdamach 'British Glass' 1800-1914, pg 104, Col.pl 10.

A Set of 3 Rare George Bacchus Opaline Glass Decanters,

printed in black with designs of cherubs and swags, within a contemporary gilt metal stand and with conforming gilt metal stoppers, c.1860, marked Geo. Bacchus to bases

Detail of the designs on the Bacchus Decanters

A Stuart Crystal Cocktail Decanter and Two Cocktail Glasses of 'Diablo' pattern

enamelled with devils in various poses in black and red, acid stamped factory marks, 1930's, decanter 9in (23cm) high approx.

Etched mark on the Stuart 'Devil' decanter.

Detail from a Stuart Crystal 'Devil' Cocktail Glass

A detail from the Stuart 'Devil' Decanter

A Group of English Glass Cheroot Holders

Prices and futher images available on request

Detail of a Rare English Glass 'Crocodile' Cheroot Holder

A Boxed Set of Six Stuart Crystal Cocktail Glasses

made expressly for RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line, 1930's.

Etched RMS Queen Mary mark to each of the Stuart Crystal Cocktail Glasses Set.

Gold Stuart Crystal and Cunard Steamship Company mark to fitted box.

A pair of John Walsh Walsh Low Tazzae

each with glass buds, Birmingham gilt metal mounts, 6in (15.5cm) approx. (2)

 

A Vase by C Herbert Thompson

cut and enamelled with 'famille rose' style motifs, c 1890, 9 1/2in (23.5cm)

A Walsh Walsh Art Nouveau Tazza

the bowl formed as a stylised lily flower on top of a metal stem applied with glass lily buds, the bowl and foot applied with amethyst trails, c.1890, width 11in (28cm) height 12in (30cm) approx

A Stourbridge cased glass biscuit barrel,

the cranberry coloured outer layer 'hobnail' cut through to clear, silver plated mounts and cover, late 19th Century, the glass 6in high. £625

H.G. Richardson of Stourbridge, A Glass Cinerary Urn and Cover

the two colour glass gilded with 'To our fallen Brave,' within a ribbon cartouche and dated Crimea 1855 on the green base, very rare, 8in (20cm) £850

A Stourbridge glass 'Rainbow' pitcher (jug)

English, c.1875, 8 3/4in (22cm) high approx.

A boxed set of Walsh Walsh 'Harlequin' cocktail glasses

in fitted case complete with Cockrel (Cock-Tail) sticks in mother of pearl, all glasses signed, c.1925. £1250

For more wine glasses click on 'Drinking Glasses' button.

A 19th Century Stourbridge Glass Flask SOLD

very well engraved with a scene of a fox hunt, circa 1880, 19cm high.

 

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