Author Topic: ID Help - Scottish weight  (Read 2454 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline mjr

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 244
Re: ID Help - Scottish weight
« Reply #10 on: December 13, 2007, 09:56:05 PM »
And here you are

Snap!.   

Actually my canes are more complex than yours!!   

Seriously, same stencil. same layout ,same base.

Martin


Offline KevinH

  • Global Moderator
  • Members
  • *
  • Posts: 4582
    • England
Re: ID Help - Scottish weight
« Reply #11 on: December 14, 2007, 12:40:40 AM »
The PKM weight I referred to above was actually an image sent to me by somebody in America in early 2004 (or late 2003). From a copy I still have in a document on my pc, here's what it looks like:

- Mottled dark blue ground.
- Central motif of three rows of canes.
Inner ring of 5 canes each with yellow coating around blue 8-point daisy, around tiny core cane of orange over yellow over blue with white central rod. Then 5 "squashed" open-centred pale "grey-purple-ish" daisy canes set one to each outside junction of inner ring canes. Followed by 11 purple-over-white daisy canes set with some form of complex cane to their centre.
- Outer edge of weight has 6 canes identical to inner row (Yellow-Blue-Orange etc) spaced in same way as the other two weights shown here. "PKM" letterig set in same position as other two and formed in the same way.
- Several air bubbles throughout the dome.

If I can find the original email, I will contact the person and see if there's any more info on it.
KevinH


Offline mjr

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 244
Re: ID Help - Scottish weight
« Reply #12 on: April 18, 2011, 08:48:23 AM »
Hi all
I have started doing a few articles for the NPS Gather (for those who do not know this is the publication issued periodically by the Northern Paperweight Society).  I would like to do one on this weight, (as one of the examples is mine).  In doing the articles I intend to plagiarise extensively and ruthlessly!.  Actually, there is some good comment above so I want o quote the research/anecdotal evidence etc.  Alan T, can I use your photo?   Everyone else ok with this?     

Martin


Offline KevinH

  • Global Moderator
  • Members
  • *
  • Posts: 4582
    • England
Re: ID Help - Scottish weight
« Reply #13 on: April 19, 2011, 12:40:18 PM »
Martin, I am happy for any of my comments above to be used - but only if they are kept in full context. For example, if you make use of my "pre-56" thoughts based on UV result, then please ensure that my comment doubting "1930s" is also included.
KevinH


Offline tropdevin

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 2089
  • Gender: Male
    • Paperweights
    • England
    • My Paperweights Website
Re: ID Help - Scottish weight
« Reply #14 on: April 19, 2011, 04:50:43 PM »
***

Hi Martin

No problem - quite happy for you to use the image.

Alan
Alan
"Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt."  Abraham Lincoln.

The comments in this posting reflect the opinion of the author, Alan Thornton, and not that of the owners, administrators or moderators of this board. Comments are copyright Alan Thornton.
 http://www.pwts.co.uk


Offline Frank

  • Author
  • Members
  • ***
  • Posts: 9420
  • Gender: Male
    • Glass history
    • Gateway
Re: ID Help - Scottish weight
« Reply #15 on: October 14, 2011, 02:12:18 PM »
Some of the McClaren photos are included in the article

scotlandsglass.co.uk...a-day-in-scotland-john-moncrieff-ltd

So they also covered Moncrieff, not certain but I believe they started in late 40s after the war. Perth Museum lists them as c1940-1960 which narrows the dates.

Just googled and found some great news from Perth Museum... June 2011

Quote
P K McLaren worked for his father's photographic business Starphotos initially but from about 1945 he had set up his own business as a commercial photographer of high calibre. Perth Museum & Art Gallery has about 5000 of his negatives from the 1950s and 60s. Two volunteer workers have been transcribing his card based records in readiness for computerising these for easier access.
Frank A.
Please help preserve glass web-sites for posterity by donating to The Glass Study Association a non-profit organisation.
Scotland's Glass - Ysart Glass
Glass Zoo - Glass Study.COM
Commercial Czech


 



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