Mesmerizing Ruby Textured Bark Vase by Whitefriars

Mesmerizing Ruby Textured Bark Vase by Whitefriars

Malcolm Ross Hudson

A Piece of Glass History from the Renowned Whitefriars Studio

If you're a collector of vintage glassware or simply appreciate the beauty of well-crafted pieces, you won't want to miss this stunning ruby textured bark vase designed by the talented Geoffrey Baxter for Whitefriars in the late 1960s. This vase is a true embodiment of the rich heritage and innovative techniques that made Whitefriars a pioneer in domestic glass manufacturing.

The Whitefriars Legacy

Whitefriars, also known as James Powell and Sons, was a renowned glass company in London, England, with roots dating back to the 17th century. Originally located near the River Thames in a former Carmelite monastery, the company earned its name from the white-robed monks who resided there, known as "Whitefriars." Under the Powell family's ownership from 1834 onwards, Whitefriars led the way in domestic glass manufacturing for over 150 years, producing exquisite pieces that combined innovative techniques with timeless designs. The company's smaller factory on Tudor Road in Wealdstone, Harrow, established in 1923, became a hub for creating some of their most iconic works, including the ruby textured bark vase we're featuring today.

The Ruby Textured Bark Vase: A Masterpiece of Design and Craftsmanship

Designed by the celebrated Geoffrey Baxter, this ruby textured bark vase is a true testament to the skill and artistry that went into every Whitefriars creation. The cylindrical shape, with its striking combination of ruby and clear glass, is both contemporary and timeless, making it a versatile addition to any home décor.

Key Features:

  • Design: Cylindrical with textured bark pattern
  • Color: Vibrant ruby and clear glass
  • Designer: Geoffrey Baxter
  • Era: Late 1960s
  • Origin: England
  • Composition: Glass
  • Condition: Vintage, excellent
  • Approximate measurements: 7-1/4 inches high, 3 inches base, 3 inches mouth opening
  • Elevate Your Home with a Piece of Glass History

    At Jewelry Bubble, we take great pride in offering our customers exceptional vintage and antique pieces that not only add beauty to their homes but also carry a rich history and story. This Whitefriars ruby textured bark vase is a true gem, representing the pinnacle of glass artistry and design from one of England's most renowned studios. Don't miss your chance to own a piece of history and elevate your home décor with this mesmerizing vase. Place your order today, and let the timeless beauty of Whitefriars glass enchant you for years to come.

    Whitefriars Geoffrey Baxter Ruby Textured Bark Vase


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