Waterford Glass House at Waterford in Ireland was established in 1783 by two local merchants, George and William Penrose. Glassmakers were bought in from England to head the company and products made from 1783, until the business closed in 1851 due to the high Irish tax on glass, account for its fame. Waterford glassware of this period was of heavy quality, colourless and with deep wheel cut decoration. In 1947 a new glass manufacturing company was established in Waterford based on skilled European labour and in 1951 it was taken over by the Irish Glass Bottle company and renamed Waterford Glass Ltd.. Waterford purchased the Wedgwood group in 1986 and the group was renamed Waterford Wedgwood. In 2009 the group was purchased by a venture capital company that also owned the Royal Doulton Brand. In July 2015 companies in the Waterford Wedgwood group were acquired by the leading Finish consumer goods company Fiskars, who also own the Gerber, Royal Copenhagen, Rorstrand and Arabia brands.
Waterford crystal 'Colleen' short stem drinks suite comprising twelve balloon wines, six white wines, six port wines, eleven fluted champagnes, nine claret wines. Condition good, minor wear to the bases
A fine thirty six piece collection of Waterford 'Sheila' stemware, second half 20th century. Handcut with six slice cut panels and faceted stems comprising: ten hock glasses, seven champagne glasses, six large wine glasses, eight sherry glasses, tw
Waterford crystal 'Lismore' Drink suite comprising a ships decanter, six claret wines, six white wines & one water goblet. Condition good to fair, small chip to one claret wine glass. Height of decanter 25.5 cm
Waterford crystal 'Colleen' drinks suite comprising a ships decanter, three long stem wine hock goblets, six cordial glasses, five whisky glasses, five red wines, six white wines, six sherry glasses & six champagne flutes.
A suite of Waterford crystal glasses, 'Blarney, comprising eleven white and ten red wine glasses, twelve port glasses and ten tumblers and nine liqueurs. Original sticker to foot of one wine glass. Fifty-two pieces in total.
Waterford crystal 12 Days of Christmas champagne flutes comprising a Colleen shaped '11Pipers Piping' glass & a Kenmare shaped 'Seven Swans A-swimming' glass, both with a golden wine charm containing a red jewel in the center. Set in re
A fine Waterford decanter, circa 1974, 'Castletown' design introduced 1972, the elegant long necked pedestal decanter of ovoid form with an acorn shaped stopper, with a diamond patterned frieze between horizontal cut rings, slice cut to the neck, t
Waterford 'Evolution' ruby red & amber glass vase of bulbous shape with long tapered fluted neck & beveled rim, with applied swags of dark red threads on ruby red glass. Marked with etched 'Evolution By Waterford' on the bottom & silver label 'Evolution By
A Superb Irish Waterford suite comprising of eleven white wines, ten ice cream comports, eight brandy balloons, ten liqueurs nine desert wine goblets, ten white wine goblets, seven whiskey tumblers, twelve champagnes flutes, ten tall water glasses and ten
A Waterford crystal glass centrepiece, decorated with various cut-glass designs, comprising of two pieces, upper bowl, and lower glass base, signed Waterford acid etched mark to base. Height29 cm; diameter 28.5 cm
A collection of Waterford stemware and glassware, 20th century, comprising forty five champagne glasses, seventy nine wiskey tumblers, twelve long tumblers, thirty seven white wine glasses, thirty three red wine glasses, thirty large tumblers, and various
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