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Blanc de lait

Sugar Basin
1879-1900 (manufactured)
Place of origin

Sugar basin, pressed and enamelled glass.

Object details

Object type
TitleBlanc de lait (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Brief description
Sugar basin, England (Gateshead-on-Tyne), made by Sowerby & Co., Ellison Glass Works, 1879-1900
Physical description
Sugar basin, pressed and enamelled glass.
  • Height: 7.5cm
  • Maximum width: 11.5cm
Marks and inscriptions
  • Peacock's head (Design registration)
  • diamond (registration mark for 02/12/1879) (Design registration)
Sowerby pattern bk.IX,p.9 (1446)
Design regisered in 1879
Bibliographic reference
Cottle (1986;p.54)
Other number
0924 - Glass gallery number
Accession number

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Record createdDecember 13, 1997
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