Looking for Glass on ebay? Angela's Designer Searches can help! Click here!

Author Topic: Italian Opaline vase with export label  (Read 1036 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Bernard C

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 3201
  • Milton Keynes based British glass dealer
Italian Opaline vase with export label
« on: September 12, 2007, 04:01:45 AM »
Mindful of my two pink ewers, see here, I found this similar vase recently, complete with its export label, which might help attribute all three.

As with the ewers, the stem is 8-rib and made from an identical opalescent glass, here termed opaline on the label.    Identical construction and similar thickness of glass.   Height 10½" (26.5cm).   Same glassmaker, perhaps, or same training / apprenticeship?

The foil and paper label is a map of the old world, including Antarctica, missing the Americas and New Zealand, over a ribbon, and is fully legible except for the central initials in a fancy script, and reads:-


As this is a registered trade mark, this mark or label should be well known, but I can't find it anywhere.

I am posting this on the general glass board as Ivo suggested that the ewers might not be Murano.

Bernard C.  8)
Happy New Year to All Glass Makers, Historians, Dealers, and Collectors

Text and Images Copyright 200415 Bernard Cavalot

Offline David E

  • Author
  • Members
  • ***
  • Posts: 3644
    • Heart of the Country, England
    • ChanceGlass.net
Re: Italian Opaline vase with export label
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2007, 07:27:38 AM »
Two threads to read up Bernard, which may be of some help:


There appears to be some similarity in the base of my Veritable Opaline vase, with your pink ewers - do they also exhibit the amber tinge when backlit?
► Chance Additions ◄
The 2nd volume of the domestic glassware of Chance Brothers
Contact ► Cortex Design ◄ to order any book


This Website is provided by Angela Bowey, PO Box 113, Paihia 0247, New Zealand