Richardson's Fan Vases

A very rare pair of Richardsons fan vases with machine applied opaline threading & clear ridagree. Designed for the Paris Exhibition of 1878 to showcase & promote the sale of Richardsons new machine which drew fine threads of molten coloured glass onto any revolving glass body, making production much easier & quicker than the previous method of hand treading. In excellent condition. H 14cm W 15cm D 9cm £425 Ref: GL1006