Style of Thomas Webb | Large Vaseline-glass Lampshade | England c.1900

£675.00

A large vaseline and cranberry glass lampshade in the style of and possibly by Thomas Webb & Sons of Birmingham. Supported by an attractive antique brass gallery and fitments for suspension. England. c.1900

Condition: some striations in the glass but otherwise perfect.

Ht.(shade)25cm/10in; Ht(inc. gallery)33/13; Ht.(as displayed inc.chain)60/23.5

Stourbridge Glass, Birmingham

Thomas Webb & Sons, Henry G. Richardson & Sons,  Stevens & Williams, John Walsh Walsh

  • The industry was established at the beginning of the 17th century by glass-makers from Lorraine in north-eastern France

  • The industry grew and evolved for the next 275 years and glass from Wordsley, Amblecote and Brierley Hill is recognised as amongst the finest in the world

  • Birmingham Lighting designers such as Best & Lloyd, Faraday & Sons, Osler & Co, James Hinks & Son and Messenger & Sons employ the Stourbridge factories to produce the glass-ware for their lights.

  • Mostly it is impossible to say which firm produced a particular lampshade but some patterns were registered/catalogued and can therefore occasionally be attributed.

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