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George Davidson founded the Teams Flint Glass Works in 1867, which later became known as George Davidson & Co. In the 1880's the company began producing pressed glass tableware, such as milk glass, malachite/slag glass, and their famous Pearline range. In 1891, the factory was taken over by Thomas Davidson, George Davidson's son. During the 1920's designs changed to reflect the new Art Deco trends. From 1923, Davidson began producing their hugely successful Cloud Glass range, created by applying streaks of dark coloured glass to paler glass, which creates a random swirled, "clouded" pattern. In 1931, Davidson brought out an opaque green glass range called Jade. When Thomas Davidson died in 1937, his nephew Claude Fraser became manager. In 1966, Davidson was taken over by Abrahams, and the glassworks was renamed Brama Teams Glassworks. The factory closed in 1987.

Sources: 20th Century Factory Glass by Lesley Jackson.

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Davidson Art Deco Glass

Davidson Art Deco Jade Green Glass Vase #279

An art deco jade / jadeite green British pressed glass vase. Made by Davidson, pattern number 279.

Davidson Art Deco Jade Green Glass Vase #50

An art deco jade / jadeite green British pressed glass vase. Made by Davidson, pattern number 50.

Davidson Art Deco Jade Green Glass Vase #51

An art deco jade / jadeite green British pressed glass vase. Made by Davidson, pattern number 51.

Davidson Art Deco Jade Green Glass Vase #294

An art deco jade / jadeite green British pressed glass vase. Made by Davidson, pattern number 294.

Davidson Art Deco Jade Green Glass 'King Tut' Bowl #291

An art deco jade / jadeite green British pressed glass "King Tut" bowl. Made by Davidson, pattern number 291.

Davidson Art Deco Jade Green Glass Bowl #S/696D

An art deco jade / jadeite green British pressed glass bowl. Made by Davidson, pattern number S/696D.

Davidson Art Deco 1930's Frosted Blue Glass Bowl 1910SD

An art deco frosted blue British pressed glass bowl with matching plinth. Made by Davidson, pattern number 1910SD.

Davidson Art Deco 1930's Frosted Amber Glass Bowl 1910MD

An art deco frosted amber British pressed glass bowl with matching plinth. Made by Davidson, pattern number 1910MD.

Davidson Art Deco 1930's Jet Black Glossy Glass Vase #50

An art deco jet black British pressed glass vase with glossy finish. Made by Davidson, pattern number 50.

Davidson Art Deco 1930's Jet Black Glass Vase #1

An art deco jet black British pressed glass vase with frosted / satin finish. Made by Davidson, pattern number 1.

Davidson Art Deco 1930's Jet Black Glass Bowl Set #1910M

An art deco jet black British pressed glass bowl with frosted / satin finish and matching flower frog. Made by Davidson, pattern number 1910M.

Davidson Vintage Art Deco Frosted Green Glass Vase #279

An art deco frosted green British pressed glass vase. Made by Davidson, pattern number 279.

Davidson Art Deco 1930's Blue Glass 'Chevron' Vase 295

An art deco blue British pressed glass vase. Made by Davidson, pattern number 295.

Davidson Art Deco Pink Glass Good Companion Table Lamp

An art deco frosted pink British pressed glass "Good Companion Table Lamp". Made by Davidson, pattern number 804, design registration number 804952.

Davidson Mid-Century Glass

LABELLED Davidson British Green Bark Textured Glass 'Luna' Vase

A bark textured green British glass vase, sometimes mistaken for Whitefriars. Made by Davidson after they became "Brama Teams Glassworks" in 1966. From the "Luna" range, labelled.

Davidson Vintage British Blue Bark Textured Glass 'Luna' Vase

A bark textured blue British glass vase, sometimes mistaken for Whitefriars. Made by Davidson, from the "Luna" range.

Davidson 70s British Smokey Bark Textured Glass 'Luna' Vase

A bark textured grey British glass vase, sometimes mistaken for Whitefriars. Made by Davidson, from the "Luna" range.

Davidson Art Deco 1930's Frosted Green Glass Vase #279

A bark textured green British glass bowl / ashtray. Made by Davidson after they became "Brama Teams Glassworks" in 1966. From the "Luna" range, labelled.

Davidson 70s British Amber Bark Textured Glass 'Luna' Bowl

A bark textured amber British glass bowl / ashtray, sometimes mistaken for Whitefriars. Made by Davidson, from the "Luna" range.

Davidson/Brama Blue Bark Textured Glass 'Luna' Bowl - Label

A bark textured blue British glass bowl / ashtray. Made by Davidson after they became "Brama Teams Glassworks" in 1966. From the "Luna" range, labelled.

Davidson British Red Glass Posy Bowl - Labelled

A red British glass posy bowl with clear flower frog. Made by Davidson, labelled. An almost identical design was made by Sowerby.

Davidson British Red Glass Footed Bowl- Labelled

A red British glass footed bowl. Made by Davidson, labelled.

Davidson Victorian Glass

Davidson 1890's Purple Malachite/Slag Glass Basket Bowl #234

A Victorian purple and white British pressed malachite / slag glass bowl. Made by Davidson, pattern number 234.

Davidson 1890's Victorian Malachite/Slag Glass Comport/Bowl

A Victorian purple and white British pressed malachite / slag glass bowl. Made by Davidson, marked.

Davidson Victorian 1890's Malachite / Slag Glass Tumbler - Marked

A Victorian purple and white British pressed malachite / slag glass half pint tumbler. Made by Davidson, marked.

Davidson 1890's Victorian Malachite/Slag Glass Tumbler

A Victorian blue and white British pressed malachite / slag glass half pint tumbler. Made by Davidson, marked.

Davidson 1890's Victorian Malachite/Slag Glass Vase

A Victorian purple and white British pressed malachite / slag glass vase. Made by Davidson, marked.

Davidson 1890s Victorian Blue Malachite/Slag Glass Jug

A Victorian blue and white British pressed malachite / slag glass creamer / jug. Made by Davidson.

Antique Davidson 1890's Victorian Black Milk Glass Vase

A Victorian black British pressed milk glass spill vase. Made by Davidson.

Antique Davidson 1890's Victorian Black Milk Glass Bowl

A Victorian black British pressed milk glass bowl. Made by Davidson.

MARKED Davidson Victorian Blue Malachite / Slag Glass Bowl

A Victorian blue and white British pressed malachite / slag glass bowl. Made by Davidson, marked.

Davidson Victorian Blue Malachite / Slag Glass Vase - Marked

A Victorian blue and white British pressed malachite / slag glass spill vase. Made by Davidson, marked.

Davidson Victorian Purple Slag / Malachite Shot Glass

A Victorian purple and white British pressed malachite / slag glass "Just a Thimble Full" shot glass. Made by Davidson.

Davidson 1900's Amber Glass 'Lady Chippendale' Bowl

A Victorian amber British pressed glass basket shaped bowl. Made by Davidson, design registration number 176566.

Davidson 1900's Pink Glass 'Lady Chippendale' Salt Bowl

A Victorian pink British pressed glass salt bowl. Made by Davidson, design registration number 176566.

Davidson Victorian Pink Pressed Glass 'William & Mary' Bowl

A Victorian pink British pressed glass bowl. Made by Davidson, design registration number 413701.


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References

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Books


20th Century Factory Glass | ISBN 978-1857322675

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www.cloudglass.com - Very informative website on Davidson glass, by Chris & Val Stewart.