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Offline Frank

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Warren, that is awesome!  What an odd, nifty piece!  I wonder if the bottom was suppose to hold something, like a centerpiece display of branches under the vase - or something.

Frank — Christine is doing far better than me — I've lost it completely.   I had thought that casing and flashing were two different glassmaking techniques, not that they were differentiated by their purpose.   Also that casing and flashing could take place inside an object.   Also that gathering happened just the once.   I can see that when the parison (hope that's correct) is returned to the pot for more metal (hope that's correct) to be added, I shall have to learn Italian to find out whether it's a second gather, being cased, or being flashed.

At least I have encalmo sorted out, 100% rock solid.   Iestyn Davies explained it to me.

Bernard C.  8)

Bernard, you're right, they are different techniques (sort of).  You can flash or case glass by dipping your object in glass, but flashing is a much thinner layer.  Casing can also be done by cupping, in which one bubble is blown into a cup-shaped (bubble with an open end) piece of glass.

A parison (partially inflated gather, before it's been shaped) can be returned to the same pot for more metal, but at that stage it would probably be done to increase the thickness of part of it, or add something to the end.  To be cased, I would think there would have to be a contrasting layer somewhere, but it could just be something like the opaque threads of Warren's vase.

Looks to me like the sides of a ribbed mold was lined with white rods, the pink blown into the mold, the vase then twisted and dipped (cased) in a layer of green. 

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Offline heartofglass

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I'm also interested in finding out more about this type of glass, as I have a number of example in my collection, some with, & some without uranium. The factor in common is the cased glass with stripes inside.
Here are some of mine:
Ignore the vase on the left, its the right hand one that I'm referring to in this instance. Cased glass with stripes & applied uranium decoration.
This vase & jug do not contain any uranium, but share many design characteristics, thus suggesting a similar origin. The applied decor is pale pink. I also have (sorry no pics) a fancy candleholder & a round footed bowl (sadly missing its lid) in the same design.
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Email received - they certainly look related.  :clap: Marinka's pink-trimmed vase is certainly another close cousin to the vase in Das Böhmische Glas. Perhaps you could send her the scan for info

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Many thanks for the scan!  :)
Very interesting. This book looks excellent. Looks like another one to add to my "to buy" list.
So I can pencil these items of mine in as being Bohemian, if not Harrach, then.
Anything in this particular book on peloton glass, by the way (to move only slightly off-topic)?
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Offline Galle

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Nothing in this book (actually, a seven volume set of books in German) about peloton, but I can tell you something you may already know - that the process was created by William (Wilhelm)? Kralik, who worked at the Harrach glassworks at the time - this is not the same Wilhelm Kralik whose sons had the firm Wilhelm Kralik Söhne - the Kralik we know as "Kralik". Dates are all wrong, so it was a different guy. :)



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