Not currently on display at the V&A


1907-c.1930 (designed and made)
Place of origin

Round glass dish, lobed rim, 4 feet, diameter 29cm, height 8cm.

Object details

Object type
TitleChippendale (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
glass, press-moulded
Brief description
Glass dish 'Chipendale'. England or America. George Davidson and Co., Gateshead, or Jefferson Glass Co., 1907- c.1930.
Physical description
Round glass dish, lobed rim, 4 feet, diameter 29cm, height 8cm.
  • Diameter: 29cm
  • Height: 8cm
Marks and inscriptions
Credit line
Richard Tinson
Object history
'Chippendale' glass was launched in 1907 in America and registered as a trademark by the Jefferson Glass Co. in 1911. It was imported into Britain by Charles Pratt's National Glass Co. C. 1930 Pratt purchased the moulds from America and had the glass made in Britain by Davidson. The moulds were purchased outright by Davidson in 1933.
Bibliographic reference
Broadfield House (Roger Dodsworth): British Glass Between the Wars, 1987 pp36,73.
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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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