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Cameo Glass Scent Bottle and Stopper

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1999M9
Collection:Applied Art - Glass
Date:1915 c - 1915 c


Two firms in Stourbridge, produced glass of this type, where glass is 'cased' or layered in contrasting colours and cut through so a white layer appears in relief against one or more colours. J & J Northwood acted as a cameo carving workshop for Stevens & Williams, whose work featured British flowers and other natural subjects such as roses, foxgloves and butterflies. Thomas Webb's workshop was the province of brothers Thomas and George Woodall, who specialised in figures.

Bequeathed by and in memory of Albert Henry Hughes and his wife Winifred.

Further Information

Production Period:20th century
Medium:Cameo glass, carved.
Place of Origin:Stourbridge, West Midlands, England