HANDSOME OVERSIZED MID CENTURY ART GLASS ASHTRAY FROM THE ENGLISH STUDIO OF WHITEFRIARS

HANDSOME OVERSIZED MID CENTURY ART GLASS ASHTRAY FROM THE ENGLISH STUDIO OF WHITEFRIARS

FASHIONED FROM A SOLID BLOCK OF RICH ORANGE GLASS WITH RIPPLED EXTERIOR FINISH

MUCH IN THE STYLE OF WHITEFRIARS SLIGHTLY LATER 1960’S “ARCHITECTURAL” SLAB RANGE OF GLASS DECORATIVE BLOCKS

SHAPE NUMBER “9017” SHOWN IN BOTH THE 1950 AND 1957 WHITEFRIARS CATALOGUES

THIS BEING THE LARGER OF TWO VERSIONS OFFERED

VERY LARGE GROUND ROUND POLISHED PONTIL MARK BENEATH AS NOTED IN THE FINAL IMAGE

I BELIEVE THIS WAS A POWELL DESIGN PENNED PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF GEOFFREY BAXTER AT WHITEFRIARS IN 1954

MEASURING 120MM SQUARE BY 55MM HIGH

WEIGHING A SUBSTANTIAL 1.925KGS

OFFERED IN EXCELLENT VINTAGE ORDER WITH SOME BASE WEAR AS NOTED IN IMAGE 16 COMMENSURATE WITH AGE

CIRCA MID CENTURY

 

REF:-  STUDIO

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