Art Deco Centrepiece in Blue and Purple Cloud Pressed Glass, Polished. Seperate Bowl and Plinth. 1920s George Davidson & Co, England.
Art Deco Centrepiece in Blue and Purple Cloud Pressed Glass, Polished outside, matt inside. Seperate Bowl and Plinth. 1920s George Davidson & Co, England. Both pieces marked: MADE IN ENGLAND.
The Cloud Glass technique is a form of pressed art glass and was invented byThomas Davidson in 1923. By applying streaks of dark coloured glass to paler glass, a random swirled, clouded pattern is created. It continued to be made up by the Company until World War II.
Bowl: diameter 22,9 cm 9" height 9,5 cm 3.74" Plinth: height 4,5 cm 1.78" Total height: 13 cm 5.12"
The Teams Flint Glass Works in Gateshead was founded in 1867 by George Davidson, which later became known as George Davidson & Co when it was taken over by his son Thomas Davidson in 1891. After 120 years of supplying high quality pressed glass to the world, the factory finally closed in 1987.