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Wellspring Vase, ca. 1847

This is a Vase. It was designed by Richard Redgrave and manufactured by J.F. Christy and produced by Sir Henry Cole (also known as Felix Summerly). It is dated ca. 1847 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is glass, enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was purchased from H. BLAIRMAN & SONS, Ltd. and fund: Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund. It is credited Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisitions Fund in memory of Dona Guimaraes.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 16.5 x 10.8 cm (6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.)

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Wellspring Vase, ca. 1847; Designed by Richard Redgrave ; England; glass, enamel; H x diam.: 16.5 x 10.8 cm (6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.); Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisitions Fund in memory of Dona Guimaraes; 1993-78-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Shock of the Old: Christopher Dresser.

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