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Offline Ivo

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what have I found?
« on: June 26, 2005, 07:01:38 PM »
http://tinypic.com/6f827q.jpg

From the inimitable Jeu de Balle fleamarket in Brussels this morning - strong iridescence, no pontil, top polished smooth.  If it had a stopper (if it had a stopper) it would have to be one of the hanging type, there are no stopper marks in the neck.

Suggestions, anyone?


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what have I found?
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2005, 09:04:12 PM »
It looks a bit thick, but the color, iridescence and form are right for circa 1900 Italian glass.

Laura


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« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2005, 07:00:57 AM »
Hurrah, yes I was thinking in that direction as well. It is not a heavy piece, it is not thinwalled either. At 10" tall  (25 cm) it looks larger than it appears in the photograph. Thanks, Laura!  :D


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« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2005, 07:05:43 AM »
Ivo — I think I have seen something similar in one of my books, but I can't find it at the moment!

Don't hold your breath in anticipation, as it could take me months, and not look similar at all!

Bernard C.  8)
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