Lot 340: Sold for £4,000 hammer

Estimate £800-£1,200

A large late 19th Century Clutha Glass vase of compressed propeller form, designed by Dr Christopher Dresser (1834-1904) for James Couper & Sons of Glasgow, circa 1880, green glass with trailing milky and aventurine inclusions, height 34cm. NB - This piece was loaned to the Victoria & Albert Museum between July and October of 1975 to celebrate the centenary of Libertys of London. Ref - Literature: Halén, Widar Christopher Dresser: a Pioneer of Modern Design London 1990, pp. 174 and 175, figs. 194 and 195 where similar vases are illustrated.

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All in good order and free from damage or repair. There is minor age related wear.

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