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Signed Clyne Farquharson John Walsh Leaf Vase 1939

Heading : John Walsh Leaf Vase
Date : The leaf pattern was designed 1936. This is 1939
Period : 20th Century
Origin : England
Colour : Clear 
Bowl : Flared rim with deep cut trailing leaves
Pontil : Polished and signed Clyne Farquharson NRD 39
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 16cm tall,16cm bowl and 8cm foot

Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks
Restoration : None

Weight : 1364 grams

The leaf pattern was designed in 1936 additional shapes continued to have the iconic design applied up to 1940.

This is the epitome of 1930s style. This leaf vase was made by John Walsh and was designed by Clyne Farquharson. It bears the signature of Farquharson on the polished pontil. NRD stands for national registered designer. Farquharson joined the design team at Walsh in 1924 having graduated form the Birmingham school of art. His first dated pieces are from 1936 and he remained with the factory until the early 1950s. William adopted his grandmothers maiden name Clyne to brand his designs.

This pattern is known as "Leaf" and features deep cut leaves on etched stems. 


References :

British Glass Between the Wars By Dudley Leisure Services – Page 69 Catalogue 119.

Miller’s Collecting Glass By Sarah Yates – Page 141.

The History of Glass By Dan Klein and Ward Lloyd – Page 235.

The Art of Glass By Victor Arwas – Page 92 Plate 131. 

20th Century British Glass By Charles R. Hajdamach – Page 129.


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  • Product Code: 2019020422
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  • £235.00

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