Thomas Webb Bronze Lebes Shape Vase c1880

Heading : A Rare Thomas Webb iridescent bronze glass vase
Date : 1878-1883
Origin : Thomas Webb, Stourbridge England
Colour : Emerald green base onto which metallic compounds are fused to produce indigo and blue hues
Bowl : Lebes shape
Pontil : Snapped
Size : Height 6.4cm

Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks
Restoration : None

Weight : 122 grams

The emerald green base is a key identifier for Webb Bronze. The bronze finish was intended to mimic ancient items that had survived being buried for several thousand years and this ancient Greek Lebes shape is not a coincidence

Reference: British Glass 1800-1914 Charles R Hajdamach p320for an example in this shape

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  • Product Code: 20102614
  • Availability: Sold
  • £85.00

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