Not currently on display at the V&A


ca. 1880 (made)
Place of origin

Figure of a sphinx on plinth, marbled purple glass.

Object details

Object type
TitleSphinx (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Pressed 'slag' glass, multi-coloured.
Brief description
Sphinx on oval plinth, of marbled pressed glass predominantly purple, Sowerby & Co., Gateshead, ca. 1880.
Physical description
Figure of a sphinx on plinth, marbled purple glass.
  • Height: 9,3cm
  • Width: 11cm
  • Depth: 6,5cm
Credit line
Given by Julie and Robert Breckman.
Accession number

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Record createdMay 16, 2002
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