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Offline jebbon

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small vase
« on: February 28, 2007, 04:02:38 PM »
i have a small vase ,lilac in colour,20cms in height,quite heavy,bubbles in glass,the base is rough where glass has been cut off.any ideas of make thanks

 http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-5376


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Re: small vase
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2007, 08:03:43 AM »
Probably Alum Bay Glass, shape & colour is typical for them.


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Re: small vase
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2007, 09:58:27 AM »
Yes, agreed, Alum Bay  :) seen lots of them.


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Re: small vase
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2007, 10:43:24 AM »
Hi Jebbon,

There's an almost identical one on ebay (230096513586) listed as Isle of Wight - and with the flame logo impressed into the pontil.  Might be worth comparing your pontil with the one shown in this listing..............

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Re: small vase
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2007, 11:45:23 AM »
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There's an almost identical one on ebay (230096513586) listed as Isle of Wight - and with the flame logo impressed into the pontil.  Might be worth comparing your pontil with the one shown in this listing..............

All I see on that item is a blobby pontil mark, no impressed flame. I'm sure Isle of Wight Studio glass were not responsible for it. Alum bay is on the Isle of Wight so confusion sometimes arises.

There's an article on Alum bay Glass here which shows some of these vases:
http://www.1st-glass.1st-things.com/articles/alum-bay-glass.html

This from the Alum Bay Glass website:
http://www.wightonline.co.uk/alumbayglass/collection.html


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Re: small vase
« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2007, 11:52:23 AM »
I have a gorgeous Alum Bay vase that's almost identical to this one in shape (mine is amber and is iridised, so there are differences!). I bought it in the Alum Bay Glass Studio's shop, in Alum Bay, so I can verify its origin.
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