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Obelisk

Obelisk

  • Place of origin:

    Gateshead (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sowerby Ellison Glassworks (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pressed 'slag' glass, multi-coloured.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Julie and Robert Breckman.

  • Museum number:

    C.87-2001

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Marbled purple obelisk, pressed glass, on square plinth, of squat proportions.

Place of Origin

Gateshead (made)

Date

ca. 1880 (made)

Artist/maker

Sowerby Ellison Glassworks (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Pressed 'slag' glass, multi-coloured.

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm, Width: 9 cm, Depth: 9 cm

Descriptive line

Obelisk on square plinth, of squat proportions, of marbled pressed glass predominantly purple, Sowerby & Co., Gateshead, ca. 1880.

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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