The Royal Clarence (cut glass) vase [advertisement].

The Royal Clarence (cut glass) vase [advertisement].

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Queen's Bazaar, Oxford Street (London).
1 item : ink on paper ; 20 x 14 cm
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Advertisement relating to the exhibition of the "colossal glass vase" designed by John Gunby of "the purest grecian form... magnificently ornamented with gold and the finest enamelled tints"; the vase was exhibited in the Canopy Room at the Queen's Bazaar for one shilling. The weight of the vase is eight tons and it is fourteen feet tall with the capacity to hold 5,400 bottles of wine.
"1831" -- written in ink along top edge.
Purchase; Charles B. Wood; 2012; 1000120452
In digitization queue as of September 30, 2015.
Affixed to white paper backing with notations penciled in on verso of backing.