Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Glass, Room 131


1920-1930 (made)
Place of origin

Bowl, Britain (Gateshead-on-Tyne), made by Sowerby & Co., Ellison Glass Works, 1885-1960

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Press-moulded glass
Brief description
Bowl, Britain (Gateshead-on-Tyne), made by Sowerby & Co., Ellison Glass Works, 1885-1960
  • Height: 11.0cm
  • Maximum width: 22.0cm
Marks and inscriptions
Sowerby trade mark (Makers's mark)
Gallery label
Sowerby's also used this exterior mould when producing the iridescent, coloured glass which has become known as 'Carnival'. The mould was first used in 1882
Sowerby pattern bk.IX 1882 p.10, no.1544 rim not waved.
Bibliographic reference
Murray (1982;pl.31,32), Lattimore (1979;fig.27)
Other number
7694 - Glass gallery number
Accession number

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Record createdDecember 13, 1997
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