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Glass vase with fish and seaweed design, 1913
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Object statement
Vase, crystal glass, with etched and engraved design of fish, engraved by Frank Piggott Webb, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1913
Commissioned by the Sydney Technological Museum for the Fishes of Australia and their Technology display in 1913. One of a pair (A1559).

Frank Piggott Webb came from England to demonstrate glass engraving at the Sydney International Exhibition of 1879. he and his wife Nina Alice Webb, a machine embroiderer, worked in several studios in Sydney between 1894 and 1923.

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Description
Vase, crystal glass, with etched and engraved design of fish, engraved by Frank Piggott Webb, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1913.

Free blown crystal glass vase of conical shape tapering from flat base to out flaring rim. Acid etched and engraved design of a pair of sea mullet and an old wife fish swimming through four varieties of seaweed.
Made: 1913
Marks
No marks.
A1593
Production date
1913
Height
369 mm
Diameter
160 mm

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Acquisition credit line
Purchased 1913

This object record is currently incomplete. The information available may date back as far as 125 years. Other information may exist in a non-digital form. The Museum continues to update and add new research to collection records.
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