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Goblet, free blown in pale turquoise blue glass, the bowl engraved with lotus leaves, the foot also engraved.
- Production date
Height: 207 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Designed by Harry J. Powell (1853-1922) in 1912 and made by J. Powell & Sons, Whitefriars Glass, London, c.1912-13. The design is based on an Egyptian alabaster vessel in the Ashmolean Museum, and is one of a series of glass goblets inspired by Egyptian lotus cups.
This goblet was displayed at the Arts & Crafts Exhibition in Ghent in 1913.
See the essay by Judy Rudoe, '"Glasses with Histories": Historic Revivals by Harry and James Crofts Powell' in 'Whitefriars Glass. The Art of James Powell & Sons', Woodbridge 1996, pp 36-53. (catalogue of exhibition held at Manchester City Art Galleries and the Museum of London 1996-97). fig. 97.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number