Wonderful Identical Pair of Early Victorian English Hand Blown Jack in the Pulpit Iridescent Flower Vases firmly attributed to Thomas Webb. Stourbridge, England from 1804 till 1869.
The tapering ribbed central column with applied trailing crimped vine decoration, below a “turnover” milky pink rim with green crimped edge, standing on a circular base with unpolished pontil visible underneath.
A really wonderful example of hand made glass Vases with strong opalescence, seldom offered in pairs. These were also made by Tiffany.
Condition: Superb condition with no restoration or losses, no clouding to glass inside. Few dark spots at top of one, present since made, see image. These pieces are unmarked but are firmly attributed to Thomas Webb.
Width: (entire at top) 4.25" (12cm). Depth: (at top) 5.25” (12.5cm). Height: 9.25" (23.5cm).
Shipped to Philadelphia, USA.
Jack-in-the-Pulpit is a distinctive Flower which grows in the shade, getting its common name from its odd flower, a pouch-shaped spathe (pulpit) with an overhanging hood that surrounds a fingerlike central spadix (Jack).