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|Collection:||Applied Art - Glass|
|Date:||1865 - 1870|
|Manufacturer:||Barnes & Co - View history|
The base of this flower basket, was free blown, where air is blown down a metal tube that has a blob of glass at its end to create a bubble. This bubble of glass was then manipulated using a variety of tools to create the desired shape. The top section of the basket was made by trailing molten glass to form an open work trellis effect.
|Purchased, Barnes and Co, 1870.|
|Production Period:||19th Century|
|Medium:||Clear flint glass.|
|Place of Origin:||Birmingham, England|