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Author Topic: Flashed Green Glass Bowl, any info please?  (Read 899 times)

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Offline Gill

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Flashed Green Glass Bowl, any info please?
« on: April 03, 2007, 02:20:31 PM »
Hello there again!  I've had this wonderful bowl about a year now and still have not seen another one quite like it. It has got some substantial damage, one of the feet has been knocked right out and glued back in again,(some time ago, judging by the colour of the glue now) It has a massive crack going right across the base and various other nibbles. I got it from a man at a car boot sale who was just about to throw it in a bin. I'm not thinking of selling it at all as it gives me so much pleasure even in the state it's in. I think it's probably Czech. Just for curiosity's sake I would like to know the age and maker, and if possible what a similar one might fetch in perfect condition. thought you might like a look at it as well as it is beautiful.

URL: http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-6229 URL: http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-6227 URL: http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-6228
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I've probably got some of the titles mixed up but I'm sure you'll work it out, Cheers,Gill



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Re: Flashed Green Glass Bowl, any info please?
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2007, 06:15:42 PM »
Val Saint Lambert Belgium  :-\ just a guess because of the colour  ???
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Re: Flashed Green Glass Bowl, any info please?
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2007, 06:19:25 AM »
or Bohemia glassworks at Podebrady - because of the colour and the rolled up little feet.

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Re: Flashed Green Glass Bowl, any info please?
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2007, 08:13:04 AM »
or Bohemia glassworks at Podebrady - because of the colour and the rolled up little feet.
Would you say rolled up little feet were a particularly Bohemian charcteristic, Ivo? 
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Re: Flashed Green Glass Bowl, any info please?
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2007, 09:17:03 AM »
Well the VSL Orion bowl, pressed admitedly, has little rolled up feet

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Re: Flashed Green Glass Bowl, any info please?
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2007, 09:39:28 AM »
thanks for all your responses so far, Gill

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Re: Flashed Green Glass Bowl, any info please?
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2007, 10:57:02 AM »
or Bohemia glassworks at Podebrady - because of the colour and the rolled up little feet.
Would you say rolled up little feet were a particularly Bohemian charcteristic, Ivo? 

None of the VSL items in the 2000 catalogue have this frivolous feature, and it is out of character with the sturdy treatment of the material: cased not flashed, square feet, flat polished stands, star cut undersides and everything solid and heavy. I tend to associate scrolled feet with the lighter Czech items - though I would not be surprised if this were a subjective home made myth of mine....

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Re: Flashed Green Glass Bowl, any info please?
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2007, 02:25:28 PM »
Makes me think of the green glass on Anchor Hocking's page... but then I don't know much if anything about glass and I'm just learning. 
Very beautiful though. :)
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