The National Glass Collectors Fair
In Focus: 6 May 2012
Whilst updating the Preview Gallery for our 6 May 2012 fair we chose to highlight several significant pieces of glass that were offered for sale by our exhibitors at the National Glass Fair.
Signed Crizzle Stone Vase By Michael Harris
A very rare Crizzle Stone vase by Michael Harris for Mdina. The vase is signed by Michael Harris, dates to 1971 and will be offered for sale by regular National Glass Fair exhibitor Mark Newsum.
For more information about Michael Harris and Mdina glass:
Whitefriars Vases by Albert Tubby & W. J. Wilson
A rare pair of amber Art Deco vases featuring wheel cutting by Albert Tubby.
The vase on the left was designed by William Wilson for Whitefriars in around 1932. The pattern number for the vase is 8743. The vase on the right was designed a little later in 1937 (Pattern No. 9082).
Visit the 20th Century Preview Gallery to view further examples of glass from this period, as well as other Art Deco items and glass manufactured by Whitefriars.
In Focus: Contemporary Engraving by Steve Piper
|Contemporary Vase by Steve Piper &
This outstanding example of contemporary engraving is the result of a collaboration between contemporary glass artists Steve Piper and Allister Malcolm.
The ginger jar was designed by Steve and made to order by Allister Malcolm.
The design is based on an antique example of cameo glass by George Woodall entitled 'Love's Awakening'.
Visit the Contemporary Preview Gallery to view further examples of contemporary glass that were offered for sale at our May 2012 glass fair.