Mayer & Co. (established 1863)

The firm of Josef Gabriel Mayer (1808-93) of Munich opened a glass painting department in 1863. The firm was soon importing to the British Isles, opening a London office as early as 1865 at 70 Grosvenor Street. The firm were much in demand, particularly by Roman Catholic patrons, and retained a thriving business until it was interrupted by the First World War. Indeed the firm, and Munich glass in general, has been regarded as the epitome of nineteenth-century stained glass, while those less inclined towards Victorian stained glass might argue that Munich glass is synonymous with all that is worst from this period. Some signatures use the spelling Maier & Co. The firm continues in existence.

Further reading

Joyce Little, Stained Glass Marks and Monograms (London: National Association of Decorative and Fine Art Societies, 2002), p. 84.



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  Christ with Children Christ with Children
firm/studio: Mayer & Co.
Church of St Michael, Cathedine, Powys
south wall of the sanctuary
  Saints Saints
firm/studio: Mayer & Co.
about 1880
Church of St David, Pantasaph, Flintshire
north wall of the nave
  Crucifixion and Ascension Crucifixion and Ascension
firm/studio: Mayer & Co.
1881
Church of St Thomas a Becket, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire
east wall of the chancel
  Christ in Majesty with Scenes from the Bible Christ in Majesty with Scenes from the Bible
firm/studio: Mayer & Co.
1886
Bangor Cathedral, Bangor, Gwynedd
south wall of the south transept
  The Last Supper The Last Supper
firm/studio: Mayer & Co.
1889
Church of St Mary and All Saints, Conwy
north wall of the chancel
  The Ascension The Ascension
firm/studio: Mayer & Co.
about 1889
Church of St David, Bangor, Gwynedd
east wall of the chancel
  The Last Supper The Last Supper
firm/studio: Mayer & Co.
about 1889
Church of St David, Bangor, Gwynedd
east wall of the chancel
  West Window West Window
firm/studio: Mayer & Co.
about 1889
Church of St David, Bangor, Gwynedd
west wall of the nave
  Christ the Good Shepherd Christ the Good Shepherd
firm/studio: Mayer & Co.
1890
Church of St Caffo, Llangaffo, Anglesey
east wall of the chancel
  The Sacrifice of Isaac The Sacrifice of Isaac
firm/studio: Mayer & Co.
about 1890
Church of St David, Bangor, Gwynedd
south wall of the south transept




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