Designs for Champagne Glasses for James Powell and Sons, Whitefriars

Designs for Champagne Glasses for James Powell and Sons, Whitefriars

Designs for Champagne Glasses for James Powell and Sons, Whitefriars
Philip Webb (1831-1915)
Britain
About 1861
Pencil and wash on laid paper
Each approximately width 19 cm x height 25.5 cm
Museum no. E.336-1944

These designs show two extremes of drawing. The bases of the glasses, shown in plan, are described by simple double lines but the bodies of the glasses are delineated by wash applied to the space around them. Thus, their outlines are represented by negative silhouettes.