Clyne Farquharson (1906 – 1978) British glassware designer

Clyne Farquharson glassware
Clyne Farquharson glassware

Clyne Farquharson (1906 – 1978) was a British glassware designer. A draftsman turned engraver, Clyne Farquharson designed cut glass and engraved glass before combining the two in such popular designs as Kendal, Leaf, and Alban

Biography

In the 1930s, Farquharson was a major contributor to the design of British glassware. His documented career in glass began in 1935 with Arches, an engraved design on glass produced by John Walsh Walsh, where he produced other cut-crystal glassware as its head designer 1935—51. Moving to Stevens and Williams, Farquharson was its chief designer 1951—56, when he was replaced by Tom Jones.

Sources

Byars, M., & Riley, T. (2004). The design encyclopedia. Laurence King Publishing. https://amzn.to/3ElmSlL

Miller, J., Leibe, F., & Hill, M. (2004). 20Th-century glass. DK Publishing.

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