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BOXED Caithness Crystal Green Glass Tortoise Paperweight

BOXED Caithness Crystal Green Glass Tortoise Paperweight
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Product Number: WS12589

£30.00
Sale: £28.50
Save: 5% off


Description

A stunning British green glass paperweight sculpture of a tortoise. Made by Caithness Crystal, unmarked, but comes with the original box. From the range of animals + plants originally designed by Ronald Stennett-Willson and Paul Miller for Wedgwood in the 1970's. The Wedgwood factory at King's Lynn was sold to Caithness in 1988 and renamed Caithness Crystal, where production of many of these animal designs continued, and new designs were added. As these animals were made at the King's Lynn factory in Norfolk, England, and not in Scotland like most other Caithness glass, there is normally a sticker placed over the "Handcrafted in Scotland" part, which instead reads "Handmade in the United Kingdom". However in this instance it looks like someone forgot to attach the sticker! Just to be clear, this was not made in Scotland.

Size

Measures approx 1.5 inches tall by 4 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks.