A late 19th Century Thomas Webb & Sons cameo glass vase by the Thomas & George Woodall workshop, of ovoid form with short flared neck, cased in opal over ruby and cut with four sunflowers in full and partial bloom, further detailed with three bees to the shoulder and a repeat floral cut border to the rim, base faintly inscribed 1563, height 20cm.
Will Farmer - Director
Ceramics, Glass, Oriental & Decorative Arts
Will specialises in 20th Century decorative arts covering ceramics, glass and furniture. He studied at the Birmingham School of Jewellery undertaking a combined BA Hons in silversmithing and Fine Art history. Notable finds include a Martin Brothers Stoneware bird selling for £20,500 and a rare collection of documents relating to the Stourbridge Glass Industry selling locally for over £22,000. Will is now in his eighth season as an expert on BBC's Antiques Roadshow.