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Offline rbm6167

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A dish with a paperweight!! ID = Strathearn (Pics gone)
« on: May 01, 2005, 01:07:08 PM »
I have come across a dish before with canes inserted in the glass but never with what appears to be almost a paperweight. Can anyone help with some information on this fascinating piece?


http://tinypic.com/4syw5w

http://tinypic.com/4sywky


Thanks
John
I think it may be a Strathearn bowl having looked at Richard More's website via ysartglass.com


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A dish with a paperweight!!
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2005, 12:40:17 AM »
Yes John, it's a Strathearn dish.

There were many shapes, and in some the paperweight shows as the main feature, but in others the weight appears as a smaller element in the overall design.

Some makers have produced similar items after having a weight go wrong in some respect. Rather than bin the weight, they flattened it, added extra clear glass and formed a dish or bowl or whatever.
KevinH


 

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