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This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance

William J Wilson (b.1914) for white friars: Private collection of art deco amber, sapphire, seagreen vases; 1937 & 1938
Iconic Art Deco form, ornament & color in exceptional original condition

- Whitefriars Glass Company was established in 1680 becoming a world leader in stained glass windows and diversifying in the 1850s to design pieces and table glass working closely with leading architects and designers
- Wilson joined Whitefriars in 1928 as a Designer, becoming Art Director and then, in 1950, Managing Director, retiring after 45 years with the firm in 1973.
- Characteristic of the period between World War I & II, these vases are colorful with heavy optic moulding.
- Can be sold individually.

Amber vase with applied sway, patent 9004, 1938 Height 19cm, 7 ½ inches, diameter 15 ½ cm.
Sapphire vase with 4 bosses, patent 9121,1938. Height 21cm, 8 14/ inches, diameter 15 ½ cm
Seagreen vase with 4 bosses, patent 9121, m1937. Height 21cm, 8 14/ inches, diameter 15 ½ cm.

Dimensions

15.50cm high (6.10 inches high), 21.00cm diameter (8.27 inches diameter)
Open by appointment (Showrooms in Eversholt and Burford, Oxfordshire)