SUPERB CAITHNESS OF SCOTLAND ART GLASS VASE ENTITLED “HOOKED”

SUPERB PERIOD CAITHNESS OF SCOTLAND ART GLASS VASE ENTITLED “HOOKED”

DESIGNED AND HAND ENGRAVED BY DENIS MANN IN A LIMITED RUN CIRCA 1975

FEATURING A HEAVY, THICK WALLED VESSEL IN CLEAR GLASS BEAUTIFULLY ENGRAVED WITH A RISING BROWN TROUT TAKING A BAIT

SURROUNDED BY ELEGANTLY FLOWING WEED, ROCKS TO THE BASE AND LINE RUNNING FROM THE TROUTS OPEN MOUTH

FULLY SIGNED BENEATH WITH THE TITLE “HOOKED” “D MANN” AND “CAITHNESS GLASS 85”

I BELIEVE THE 85 IS THE EDITION NUMBER AND NOT THE DATE AS DENIS PRODUCED HIS BROWN TROUT RANGE IN 1975

MEASURING 140MM TALL BY 110MM AT THE WIDEST DIAMETER

WEIGHING A SUBSTANTIAL 1.225KGS

OFFERED IN EXCELLENT VINTAGE ORDER

DENIS FARQUHAR MANN WAS BORN IN BALLINLUIG, PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND IN MARCH 1935

HE STUDIED GLASS DESIGN UNDER HELEN MONRO TURNER AT THE EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART WHERE HE DEVELOPED AN AFFINITY FOR COPPER WHEEL ENGRAVING

AFTER COLLEGE HE SERVED IN THE RAF AND THEN TAUGHT ART UNTIL TAKING UP ENGRAVING AT CAITHNESS IN 1970

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