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Flower holder - Shoes


  • Object:

    Flower holder

  • Place of origin:

    Gateshead (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1888 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sowerby Ellison Glassworks (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pressed glass

  • Credit Line:

    Given by M. J. Franklin

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 79, shelf 5

Place of Origin

Gateshead (made)


ca. 1888 (made)


Sowerby Ellison Glassworks (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Pressed glass


Height: 6.4 cm, Diameter: 13.5 cm

Descriptive line

'Shoes' flower holder, one of a pair, pressed glass, made by Sowerby's Ellison Glass Works Ltd., Gateshead-on-Tyne, about 1888

Labels and date

A pair of flower holder shoes, pressed glass England (Gateshead-on-Tyne), about 1888 made by Sowerby's Ellison Glass Works Ltd. Gift of M.J. Franklin (C.47 and A-1983) . [18/06/2009]




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