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Offline Frank

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Portuguese glass history
« on: March 03, 2008, 06:34:50 PM »

Lisbon hosted a most important exhibition of hand made glass in 1972 with examples from almost every glassworks in Europe, identifying the designers. The thick Handbook was only ever intended for trade buyers and copies fall to pieces when you touch them... should you be so lucky as to find a copy.

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Offline David E

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Re: Portuguese glass history
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2008, 08:56:16 AM »
This may help ID the maker of the Chance lemonade jugs - all I know is that they are Portuguese origin and hand-made. Slim 'chance' I suppose...
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