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1950's Ruby Red Whitefriars Bud Vase 9496

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Vintage Whitefriars glass bud vase 9496 in ruby red. Price includes P&P

This beautifully shaped design featured in the Whitefriars 1957 catalogue and came in two sizes, this one and the 9497 smaller version. Together they make a stunning pair that will complement your Mid Century furniture.

Designer:  Geoffrey Baxter

Manufacturer: (Whitefriars) James Powell & Sons

Model: 9496

Dimensions:H. 11.5 cm / 4 5/8 inches

Condition: Original vintage condition.  Slight chip to internal rim but does not detract from the overall and external appearance.

Details: Whitefriars Glassworks was bought in 1834 by James Powell (although the glass factory on which it stood opened circa 1720). The firm was known as Whitefriars Glass: James Powell & Sons of London (the Powell name was dropped much later) and closed in the 1980s. Initially creating and supplying beautiful stained glass for churches, the firm went onto become known for its associations with designers including William Morris, producing Art Nouveau and Art and Crafts art glass and tableware.

During the mid twentieth century, Whitefriars became a leading light in contemporary glass designs and is much coveted by today's collectors for its Modernist creations, most notably by Geoffrey Baxter and William Wilson.

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