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Author Topic: Confirmation (or otherwise!) of these Ysart Paperweights please.  (Read 750 times)

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Offline johnfandmaryp

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Confirmation (or otherwise!) of these Ysart Paperweights please.
« on: September 14, 2007, 03:51:58 PM »
Hi all ~ long time no speak!!

I recently bought these paperwights at auction and would like confirmation or otherwise that they are Ysart before listing them on eBay. Any additional information about them would be very much appreciated.

I'm told that this is probably by Salvador Ysart:

Top view ~ http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-8466
Centre detail ~ http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-8465
Border detail ~ http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-8464
Side view ~ http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-8463
Base ~ http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-8462

This one I'm not so sure about:

Top view ~ http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-8470
Detail ~ http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-8469
Side view ~ http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-8468
Base ~ http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-8467

Finally, I'm told this one may be a bit later, and possibly Vasart or Strathearn:

Top view ~ http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-8474
Detail ~ http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-8473
Side view ~ http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-8472
Base ~ http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-8471


Many thanks in advance for any help you can give me.

Cheers, John.


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Re: Confirmation (or otherwise!) of these Ysart Paperweights please.
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2007, 10:17:49 PM »
John, I think what you have been told or what you have assumed is about right.

First one can be matched by type to several in books - particularly Bob Hall's Scottish Paperweights. Oh yes, and there's a couple of those shown in my own web pages - one with a "Y" cane and one without. Second one would be hard for most of us to say who made it and when. Last one I reckon is Vasart, but I suppose it could be early Strathearn years.
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Re: Confirmation (or otherwise!) of these Ysart Paperweights please.
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2007, 10:49:05 PM »
Hi Kev, and thank you very much ~ it's good to have your confirmation.
Cheers, John.

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Re: Confirmation (or otherwise!) of these Ysart Paperweights please.
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2007, 06:21:27 PM »
hi!

john deacons brought out an alladins cave weight a few years ago which used a very similar technique to item 2. It might be worth checking in that direction as his techniques were influenced by the great and the good of scottish glass-making...

If I had to guess then I'd plump for strathearn - have a look at richard mores site to check any matches!!

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Re: Confirmation (or otherwise!) of these Ysart Paperweights please.
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2007, 10:47:19 PM »
Thanks for that! :) John.

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