GEOFFREY BAXTER DESIGNED “TULIP” ART GLASS VASE FROM THE ENGLISH STUDIO OF WHITEFRIARS

 

RARE GEOFFREY BAXTER DESIGNED “TULIP” ART GLASS VASE FROM THE ENGLISH STUDIO OF WHITEFRIARS

FINISHED IN A SUBTLE LILAC TONE, ALMOST PEWTER IN SOME LIGHTS WITH A THICK CLEAR CASED BASE

LARGE ROUND POLISHED PONTIL BENEATH AS NOTED

ONE OF THE LAST DESIGNS BY BAXTER TO FEATURE HIS ICONIC TEXTURED “BARK” EFFECT AND SHOWN ONLY IN THE 1974 WHITEFRIARS CATALOGUE (PAGE 12) WITH A SHAPE NUMBER “9848”

DESCRIBED AS A LARGE BULBOUS PEAR SHAPED VASE WITH CRACKLE LINE PATTERN

SIMILAR TO BAXTER’S “HEMORRHOID” VASE THAT WAS ALSO ONLY SHOWN IN THE 1974 CATALOGUE MAKING BOTH DESIGNS EXTREMELY RARE AND DESIRABLE

BY WHITEFRIARS STANDARDS THIS IS A VERY LARGE VASE THAT LOOKS SPECTACULAR ON DISPLAY

MEASURING 290MM TALL BY APPROXIMATELY 150MM IN DIAMETER

WEIGHING 2.15KGS

OFFERED IN GOOD VINTAGE ORDER WITH GENERAL BASE WEAR TO THE UNDERSIDE COMMENSURATE WITH AGE AS SHOWN

PRESENTING BEAUTIFULLY

CIRCA 1974

MOD 10D

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