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Sherry glass

Sherry glass

  • Place of origin:

    Stourbridge (made)

  • Date:

    1934 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paul Nash, born 1889 - died 1946 (designer)
    Lowe, J. (glass-maker)
    Nicklin, J. (glass-maker)
    Stuart & Sons Ltd (manufacturer)
    Red House Glassworks (glassworks)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wheel-cut glass

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.134-1961

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 31, shelf 1

Physical description

Sherry glass, wheel-cut glass.

Place of Origin

Stourbridge (made)

Date

1934 (made)

Artist/maker

Paul Nash, born 1889 - died 1946 (designer)
Lowe, J. (glass-maker)
Nicklin, J. (glass-maker)
Stuart & Sons Ltd (manufacturer)
Red House Glassworks (glassworks)

Materials and Techniques

Wheel-cut glass

Dimensions

Height: 11 cm

Descriptive line

Sherry glass, designed by Paul Nash, and possibly made and cut by J Lowe and J Nicklin at Stuart & Sons Ltd(Redhouse Glassworks), Britain (Stourbridge), 1934

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Eatwell Ann, Broadfield House: British glass Between the Wars; V&A.M/Arts Council Thirties cat.

Labels and date

One of a range of designs for industrially-made ceramics and glass by contemporary painters and other artists, an experiment aimed at improving British industrial design conceived as a result of the Gorell report into the subject, 1933. All the glassware was made by Stuart & Sons. The ceramics and glassware made for the experiment under the direction of T.A.Fennemore of Brain & Co. were shown first at Harrods in 1934 and then more fully at the exhibition 'British Art in Industry', Royal Academy, London, 1935 []

Production Note

Possibly made and cut by J. Lowe and J. Nicklin at Stuart & Sons Ltd (Redhouse Glassworks).

Categories

Glass; Drinking

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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