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Paperweight - Varnish Patent

Varnish Patent

  • Object:

    Paperweight

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)
    London (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    James Powell & Sons (manufacturer)
    E. Varnish & Co. (patentee)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    double-walled, silvered and cut

  • Museum number:

    C.22-1961

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 79, shelf 1

Place of Origin

England (made)
London (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1850 (made)

Artist/maker

James Powell & Sons (manufacturer)
E. Varnish & Co. (patentee)

Materials and Techniques

double-walled, silvered and cut

Marks and inscriptions

'E. Varnish & Co. Patent London'
Makers's mark

Dimensions

Height: 4.2 cm, Width: 7.0 cm greatest width

Descriptive line

Paperweight, England (probably London), patent of E. Varnish & Co., attributed to J. Powell & Sons, 1849-1855, C.22-1961 .

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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