Percival Vickers: 1868-1869

6 MARCH 1868
 
Design Number
217727
 
Lozenge
 
Description 
Decorations of pressed glass
 
This is a repeating leaf pattern.
 
This leaf pattern was used on one of Percival Vickers' big pressed glass tableware sets - the Vienna Set - available in frosted or plain. It came in 15 pieces. There were two celery vases (one shown in photo below), 2 comports, 4 basins, 2 basins with cover, 2 cream jugs, 2 honeys with cover, and a butter cooler. In some cases the leaf pattern was stretched considerably to fit the object.
 
Image
 
Frosted celery
 

  Pattern also used on a plain basin
(photo by Rob Young) 
 
 

Butter dish
(photo by eBay user cleanglassdreams)


 

19 SEPTEMBER 1868
 
Design Number
221795
 
Lozenge
 
Description 
None
 
 A goblet with two rows of horizontal circular facets on the body of the glass. The body is rounded.
 
Image
 
(photo by Rob Young)

 

 
23 OCTOBER 1868
 
Design Number
223322
 
Lozenge
 
Description 
None 
 
As 221795 except the body is straight and widens towards the top of the glass
 
Image
 
(photo by Rob Young)
 
 

 
14 DECEMBER 1868
 
Design Number
225440
 
Lozenge
 
Description 
 Ornamental design
 
This is a beer pint jug or tankard with handle.
 

 
21 DECEMBER 1868
 
Design Number
225673
 
Lozenge
 
Description 
None
 
A celery vase with a frilled top. The body is cut imitation with a diamond pattern. 
 
This pattern was used on one of Percival Vickers' big pressed glass tableware sets - the Colonial Set. It came in 16 pieces. There were two celery vases (one shown in photo below), an oval and round dish each available in sizes from 5 to 11 inches, a comport, 2 cream jugs, 2 basins, a centre celery and stand, a centre and trifle stand, a centre and basin stand,  a butter and cover, 2 honeys and covers, and a biscuit jar with cover and plate.
 
 
Image
 
(photo by Rob Young)
 
 

 
26 APRIL 1869
 
Design Number
228889
 
Lozenge
 
Description 
 None
 
A small pot or barrel with the same pattern as 225673
 
This registered design has also been spotted on eBay as an 8 inch plate in uranium glass! 
 
Image
 
(photo by Rob Young)
 




Example with surviving under plate
Photos sent in by Fred Cooper





 

 
16 OCTOBER 1869
 
Design Number
234517
 
Lozenge
 
Description 
 None
 
A goblet with a rounded body and the same pattern as 225673 and 228889 


Image

Photos sent in by Fred Cooper


 

 
6 NOVEMBER 1869
 
Design Number
235821
 
Lozenge
 
Description 
 None
 
A very plain tumbler with vertical cuts on the bottom half.

Image
 
(photos supplied by Fred Cooper)




 

 
23 DECEMBER 1869
 
Design Number
237550
 
Lozenge
 
Description 
 None
 
Another tumbler, similar to 235821 but is a little larger and has a star base.  The vertical cuts on the bottom half of the glass are more uniform than 235821.