Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Apple tree bough

Factory:
Thomas Webb & Sons (British, 1837–1990)
Decorator:
Gilded by Jules Barbe (active 1878–99)
Date:
ca. 1890
Culture:
British, Stourbridge
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
Height: 5 13/16 in. (14.8 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Purchase, Friends of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Gifts, 1990
Accession Number:
1990.286.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 556
Jules Barbe established and headed the gilding and enameling workshop at Webb's factory from 1878 to 1890.
Marking: On a ribbon with cut ends, on underside of the base: Thomas Webb & Sons

In pencil: [1] 1889; [2] WEBB
[ Historical Design Collection, Inc. , New York, until 1990; sold to MMA ]
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