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Author Topic: Pressed Vase - ID= Sowerby F2583  (Read 1174 times)

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Offline Gilead

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Pressed Vase - ID= Sowerby F2583
« on: March 08, 2008, 06:27:37 PM »
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        Am i right in saying this is a pressed carnival vase, it is lime green with four feet with small diamond shape's running down them this vase stands 7.5 ins high, and fluted i think you call it at the top, very heavy, any idea's whom and about the year please, got some more to come, French, and polish i think, but thats for the next post,
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Re: Pressed carnival Vase
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2008, 06:38:32 PM »
No, this is what Carnival looks like:

http://www.carnival-glass.net/

Probably uranium glass.
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Re: Pressed carnival Vase
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2008, 06:45:35 PM »
Cheers David
                  Uranium glass? will have to look up on this i am getting quite confused, i never knew there were so much different glass till about 2 wks ago, but it so interesting to search and find all shapes and size's any idea what year this could be, got four books here in front of me and cant find this,
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Re: Pressed carnival Vase
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2008, 07:30:25 PM »
Hi Steve, snap! http://yobunny.org.uk/gallery1/displayimage.php?pos=-536  - it's English, Sowerby F2583 (identified for me by Glen here on the board), and yours is possibly uranium glass - mine is and it glows like mad under a blacklight - the green glow in the pic is the fizz from the flash.  (I'll leave it to Christine to explain uranium... it's her passion!)  8)

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Re: Pressed carnival Vase
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2008, 07:35:47 PM »
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       Thank you would this be a good find, i like it a lot but green is one of my main colours, and it does glow, what year were these made, please,

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Re: Pressed carnival Vase
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2008, 07:50:51 PM »
1930s Steve. Glen's CD Book on Sowerby Glass (vol2) shows the vase in a catalogue from the late 1930s and a Pottery Gazette advert dated 1936, but it's not in the 1933 catalogue on the CD, so  it has to have been introduced between 1933 and 1936. It came in flint (i.e. clear), amber, blue and green, and there was a matching flower holder available, and some were sold with a black glass plinth as well to make a three-piece set.

Details of Glen's Sowerby CDs are in the Glass Book Forum here:  http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,19148.0.html and are well-worth obtaining. :)

 

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