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Paisley Bowls

10cm high x 16cm diameter, ruby glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2017.

 

A private commission, the client was specifically interested in the paisley design which originated in Iran. In the 18th Century Kashmiri men wore large shawls decorated with the design; these were imported into Europe at great expense and were fashionable among women. Subsequently the weavers of Paisley near Glasgow began making affordable versions of these shawls. The design became so popular, it is now known as "Paisley" throughout England. The interweaving patterns on this bowl are based on the original Iranian design, possibly based on the cypress tree, a Kashmiri woodblock and one of the many 19th Century designs developed by the weavers of Paisley.

 

 

 

 

Sargasso Lime Bowl

21cm high x 16.7cm diameter, lime green glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2016, 5.8kg

 

Inspired by the bioluminescent plankton Thallassicolla nucleata which is found only in the Sargasso Sea, discovered by Huxley.

 

SOLD by Adrian Sassoon.

contact: email@adriansassoon.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Snow II

21 cm high x 24cm diameter smoke grey  glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

But Where's MY Prince?

10.2 cm high x 17.5cm diameter green glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2017.

 

SOLD, acquired by the Glasmuseum Frauenau,
Staatliches Museum zur Geschichte der Glaskultur (Bavarian State Museum of the History of Glass).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marmalade

20cm high x 11cm diameter, ruby over yellow glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2015.

 

A recipe for marmalade found in my 1907 copy of  Mrs Beeton's "Household Management" requires all the Seville oranges to be sliced and laid in a dish to soak with the sugar for four days before boiling.

 

SOLD by Adrian Sassoon at  Masterpiece 2017 in London.

contact: email@adriansassoon.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barbican Bowl

22 cm high x 23cm diameter smoke grey glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Loco Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2017.

 

SOLD 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green Ginkgo Vase

20 cm high x 9cm diameter green glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2017.

 

SOLD at Peter Layton's invitational, "Celebrating Eighty", at London Glassblowing, Bermondsey Street, London SE1 2017.

 

Further information & contact: 

info@londonglassblowing.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horsechestnut Vase

21cm high x 12cm diameter green glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2015.

 

SOLD by Adrian Sassoon at Masterpiece 2017 in London.

contact: email@adriansassoon.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teabowl

10 cm high x 11cm diameter emerald green glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2017.

 

SOLD     at Contemporary Glass Society's fundraising exhibition, hosted by Angel Monzon, "Vessels @ VESSEL", at Vessel Gallery, 6th July - 19th August 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October - Golden Ginkgo

17cm high x 11.8cm diameter yellow glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2015.

 

SOLD at TEFAF Maastrich 2017 by Adrian Sassoon.

contact: email@adriansassoon.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Storm in a Teacup II

Cup: 7.2cm high x 12cm diam (14.8cm with handle) and Saucer: 3cm high x 17.5cm high aquamarine glass overlaid on clear lead crystal bowl blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2016. 

On show & for sale at The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh. 

Contact: Christina@scottish-gallery.co.uk 

 

 

 

 

 

Small Goldfishbowls IX

8.8cm high x 12.5cm diameter ruby over yellow glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2016. 

SOLD at fundraising auction "Raising the Roof",  The Art Workers Guild, 6 Queen Square, LONDON WC1N 3AT, November 2016

www.artworkersguild.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

Haeckel Gold Flustra Bowl II

8cm high x 12.5 cm diameter yellow glass overlaid on clear lead crystal bowl blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2016. 

SOLD by the Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh 2016

Contact: christina@scottish-gallery.co.uk 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September - Mushrooms

17cm high x 11cm diameter smoke grey glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2015.

SOLD at TEFAF 2016, Maastricht, with Adrian Sassoon.

contact: email@adriansassoon.com 

 

Camelia Tea Bowl ii

6.3cm high x 12.2 cm diameter emerald green glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2016.

SOLD in Germany, September 2016

 

Dark Blue Pollen Vase

36cm high x 9.5 cm diameter dark blue glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 20165. 

SOLD  by Adrian Sassoon at Masterpiece 2016 

 

 

August - Summer Skies

11cm high x 17.5 cm diameter smoke grey glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2015. 

SOLD  at my solo exhibition, "All the Year Round", The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh 2015

Contact: christina@scottish-gallery.co.uk 

 

June - Little Bowl of Sunshine

4cm high x 12 cm diameter orange/yellow glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2015. 

SOLD at my solo exhibition, "All the Year Round", The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh 2015.

Contact: christina@scottish-gallery.co.uk 

 

Allium

31.75cm high x 9.8cm diameter ruby glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2015. Signed on base.

 

SOLD at TEFAF 2015 in Maastricht, by Adrian Sassoon. 

  www.adriansassoon.com   

 

 

 

Haeckel Flustra Gold Ovule

12cm long orange/gold glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2013. 

2016 acquired by The National Glass Centre, Sunderland 

 www.nationalglasscentre.com 

 

November

16cm high x 14.5cm, 6kg blue-black glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass, cut, polished and engraved 2014. Weight 6kg.

SOLD at the 2015 British Glass Biennale 28/05 - 26/06/2015 whre it  won the People's Prize, awarded by Warm Glass plc.

 www.biennale.org.uk  

 

City of London 

17.8cm high x 16cm diameter grey over amber glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2013.

SOLD at the Coburg Glass Prize exhibition 2014,  in Germany. 

 

Broken China Bowls

14.4cm high x 14.8cm diameter blue glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2013.

SOLD at the Coburg Glass Prize exhibition 2014,  in Germany. 

Acquired by MUDAC, the Museum of Design and Contemporary Applied Arts in Lausanne.

 

 

Small Light Blue Haeckel Bowl

7.5cm high x 12.5cm diameter,  ruby glass overlaid on heavy clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2013.

 

Sold  at  Taste Contemporary Craft,   Geneva, 02/2014  Contact:  monique.deul@taste-contemporarycraft.com

 

Little Grey Fishbowls IV

7.5cm high x 13cm diameter, smoke grey glass overlaid on heavy clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2013.

 

SOLD at CHASE 2014

 

 

 

Canary Wharf Vase I

32cm high x 9cm diameter,  grey over green glass overlaid on  clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2012.

photos: Ester Segarra

SOLD

 

 

 

Yellow Waterlily V I

Two separate pieces of glass, the top is 15.65cm diameter  x 6.4cm high, yellow glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass, cut, polished, drill and wheel engraved 2012.

The base is a clear glass tube, 5.4cm high x 4.4cm diameter at the top and 4.7cm at the base, cut and engraved 2012. 

Commissioned 2012 by Corning Museum of Glass in the United States of America.

 

Flights of Fancy III

14.25cm diameter x 17.5cm high smoke grey glass overlaid on clear lead crystal bowl, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished, wheel engraved 2011. 

SOLD at TEFAF 2013 by Adrian Sassoon. www.adriansassoon.com 

 

White Camelia Vase

 

4.55kg, 32cm high x 9cm diameter emerald green glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2011.

Japanese green tea is made from a white flowering camellia bush. 

Recently acquired by National Museums Northern Ireland, Feb 2013.

 

Haeckel Diatomaea Vase IV

 

27.4cm high x 8cm diameter smoke grey glass overlaid on clear lead crystal vase, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2012. 

Ernst Haeckel published many drawings of planktons and diatomaea in the 1890s which have inspired artworks ever since.

Sold Dec 2012 at Galerie Hélène Porée, Paris.  

 

 

Hyde Park Bowl

 

17cm high  & 34cm diam olive over green glass overlaid on clear lead crystal glass, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2012. 

Sold Dec 2012 at Galerie Hélène Porée, Paris.  

 

City by Moonlight

10cm diam high smoke grey glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2006.

In the collection of the Glass Museum, Kamenicky Senov, Czech Republic. 

 

Haeckel Grey Rhapidozoum Vase

10cm diam x 30.5cm high smoke grey glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2011.

One of several pieces inspired by the engravings of Ernst Haeckel, the great 19th Century German zoologist and engraver.

Sold by Adrian Sassoon at TEFAF, Maastricht 2012  www.adriansassoon.com 

 

 

Sakura Paperweight

 

7cm high x 6.4cm diameter ruby glass overlaid on clear lead crystal paperweight, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass, cut, polished and wheel engraved 2010.

SOLD

 

 

 

Little Limes Bowl II

14cm diameter x 8cm high lime green glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2009.

Sold by Clare Beck at Adrian Sassoon,   www.adriansassoon.com 

 

   

Haeckel III

 

Amber overlaid clear lead crystal ovule, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass, cut, polished and wheel engraved 2010. Size: 8 x 8x9cm. 

 

Sold at Collect by the Scottish Gallery in May 2011.

 

 

 

 

The Crown Princess Takes Tea

12.5cm diam x 8.5cm high bowl, 4cm diam x 9.5cm high vase and 4cm diam x 2cm high lid stand, all in emerald green glass overlaid on clear lead crystal, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2009.           

Materials for an imaginary informal summer tea ceremony made with engraved glass. The tea bowl for the Crown Princess is semi-solid. Refracted in the middle is a miniature bowl, a little clone of herself, her small daughter. She lacks a son; that this may not be her fault is not questioned. She sits in the Imperial Palace appearing to take tea, but she cannot drink out of such a bowl, so she cannot participate in society. Tea is at the heart of Japanese society. The Princess has chosen a design of cooling green camellia leaves and white camellia flowers,  the plant from which Japanese tea is made. The lid stand is a reference to the ring stand for the hot lid of the water boiler.

This piece was sold by the Scottish Gallery at Collect at the Saatchi Galleries, London in May 2010 to the Norwich City Museum.

www.scottish-gallery.co.uk 

 

 

 

City Blocks Vase, 28cm high, thin grey/green overlaid clear lead crystal vase blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass, cut, polished and wheel engraved 2007. 

 

Cities often seem to have more buildings than people in them. These people are both sociable and isolated. The view inside the vase of both the outside engraved pattern and the inner refracted pattern gives further interest. The countless windows permit one to look both in and out.

 

This piece  won the inaugural Glass Sellers Prize for Engraving on Glass 2007 and was  selected for "Side by Side", the Contemporary Glass Society's 10th anniversary exhibition in 2007. 

 

Sold at my solo  exhibition at Galerie Hélène Porée, 1 Rue de l’Odéon,  Paris,  in 2009.

 

 

UPtownDOWNtown bowl

17cm diameter smoke greeny grey glass overlaid on clear lead crystal bowl, blown to my design by Potter Morgan Glass, cut, polished and wheel engraved 2009. The pictures explain it - the pattern reads either way up.

Sold 2010 at Collect by the Scottish Gallery

Yellow Corals

18cm diameter  x 15cm high, opaque canary yellow overlaid clear lead crystal bowl, blown to artist's design by Potter Morgan Glass. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2007.

 

 

2009 sold by Clare Beck at Adrian Sassoon.  email@adriansassoon.com  

 

Red Corals II

14.5cm high x 14cm diameter semi opaque red overlaid lead crystal bowl, blown to my design by Carl Nordbruch. Cut, polished and wheel engraved 2008.  

 

This piece was sold at Contemporary Applied Arts, 2 Percy Street, London in October 2008

www.caa.org.uk 

Waltzing Crabs

15cm diameter  x 17.5cm high smoke grey over laid lead crystal bowl, blown to my design by Carl Nordbruch.  Cut, polished and wheel engraved, 2008.

 

This piece was sold by Clare Beck at Adrian Sassoon, www.adriansassoon.com 

 

It  won The 2008 Pearsons Prize for Best Use of Engraving on Glass, sponsored by Ed Hoy's International, USA. 

Green Barnacles Vase (left) 

26cm high x 16cm wide vase with colour overlays: 

opaque green overlaid on opaque white on clear and one more layer of opaque white with opaque white applications, blown to my design and with my assistance by Potter Morgan Glass. Drill engraved and stained, 2007.  

 

Inspired by celadon ware found in a 14th Century Chinese wreck off Japan.

 

Yellow Barnacles vase (right)

26cm high x 13cm wide vase, with colour overlays:

opaque canary yellow overlaid on opaque white overlaid on clear and a further layer of opaque white, with opaque white applications, blown to my design and with my assistance by Potter Morgan Glass.   Drill engraved and stained, 2007. 

 

Inspired by Chinese ceramics found in a 14th Century Chinese wreck off Japan.

 

Yellow Barnacles was sold at The Scottish Gallery, and Green Barnacles sold at my showcase at Contemporary Applied Arts, 2 Percy Street, London in October 2008.

www.caa.org.uk 

Meiji Flower, 18cm diameter 12cm high gold overlaid clear glass bowl, blown to my design by Neil Wilkin, cut, polished and wheel engraved 2006.

 

This piece was selected for and sold at the 2006 Dudley British Glass Biennale show.

Edo Orange II, 18cm diameter ruby over gold overlaid glass bowl, blown to my design by Neil Wilkin. Cut, polished and wheel engraved, 2004   

 

(illustrated on acrylic ring stand)

 

It was selected for the finalists' exhibition for the Coburger Glaspreis 2006 at the Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg and acquired by the Neumann Collection. 

 

A similar piece has been acquired by the V&A Museum. A third was acquired by Dan Klein Associates and has recently been donated by them to the National Museums of Scotland in Edinburgh where it will be on show from May 2011 in A Passion for Glass.

Chiyoda-ku, 24 cm diameter gold overlaid bowl, blown to my design by Neil Wilkin, cut, polished and wheel engraved, 2004.

 

 This bowl represents Tokyo, the heart of Japan, with central Chiyoda-Ku, with its beautiful gardens and the Imperial Palace suspended in its centre.

 

 This piece won an Honourable Mention Prize at the Coburger Glaspreis 2006 and was acquired by the Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg. It is inow on display in the new contemporary glass museum at Rosenau near Coburg, Germany.

This page was last updated October 2017