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Re: Question about Chance Bros. 'Green Leaves'
« Reply #10 on: April 28, 2007, 08:06:26 PM »
Thanks David, but I really wanted to see Robbo's plate in all its glory.  ;) And wow!  Fantastic!  I'm dead envious, because that's a classy bit of Chance glass.  Well done Robbo!   :D :D

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Re: Question about Chance Bros. 'Green Leaves'
« Reply #11 on: April 28, 2007, 10:47:21 PM »
I'm as green as the leaves on the plate too, Max! Well done Robbo, that is a super piece and one of the few Chance designs I really like.


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Re: Question about Chance Bros. 'Green Leaves'
« Reply #12 on: April 29, 2007, 10:02:59 AM »
Thanks for the kind comments everyone -- I think it should be Margaret Casson who deserves congratulation! A true 50s classic.
I'm still on the look out for Wild Rice...

I've a whole box of the doilies and florals, so nice to find a piece I actually like  ;D

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Re: Question about Chance Bros. 'Green Leaves'
« Reply #13 on: April 29, 2007, 10:04:34 AM »
I'm still on the look out for Wild Rice...

So was Max, until the seller dropped it on the floor... >:(
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Re: Question about Chance Bros. 'Green Leaves'
« Reply #14 on: January 03, 2008, 07:24:00 PM »
Here's a couple of circular dishes I found recently. The leaves are a different shape to the three section dish.

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Re: Question about Chance Bros. 'Green Leaves'
« Reply #15 on: January 03, 2008, 07:40:50 PM »
Hmm, looks like something different to me. Have they got green edges?

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Re: Question about Chance Bros. 'Green Leaves'
« Reply #16 on: January 03, 2008, 08:01:38 PM »
Hi Christine,
Yes they have green edges; apart from the leaf shape everything about them is the same.
The glass is the same thickness, opal flashed on the top surface, same broken zig-zaggy type design on the background (printed in white, underneath the green, difficult to see in my photo). The leaf with the broken green outline has white cross-hatching as the other has, although the cross-hatching on all the leaves is much closer together than on the other dish.

Admittedly the leaves look more like rockets!

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Re: Question about Chance Bros. 'Green Leaves'
« Reply #17 on: January 03, 2008, 09:00:18 PM »
More hmm. Size?

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Re: Question about Chance Bros. 'Green Leaves'
« Reply #18 on: January 03, 2008, 09:26:02 PM »
Hi Christine,
Diameter is 19.3cm.
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Re: Question about Chance Bros. 'Green Leaves'
« Reply #19 on: January 03, 2008, 09:32:55 PM »
That's 7.5 in, which according to 'the book' by Mr Encill would appear to be a bit to small or too large, depending on how you look at it  :huh:

 

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