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Thomas Webb and Sons Cameo-cut Glass "Tusk"-form Vase

Auction:
3000B
Lot:
343
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3000B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 07, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Thomas Webb and Sons Cameo-cut Glass "Tusk"-form Vase, England, 1887-95, ivory ground decorated in relief with central rectangular cartouches of birds and foliage bordered with garden vegetation in the Chinese manner, impressed factory mark, ht. 12 in.

Note: A similar tusk-form vase by Webb is in the Corning Museum of Glass (accession number 2009.2.1).
The property of Carol J. Ferranti
Estimate $3,000-5,000

In very good condition throughout with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Carol J. Ferranti, Cameo, Corning, Glass, Glass art, Relief, Sculpture, Thomas Webb & Sons, Tusk, Vase, Visual arts, United Kingdom

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