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Offline lyndhurst44

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Surely Riihimaki?
« on: April 21, 2008, 05:50:16 PM »
This is a vase I picked up earlier today at a local Junk/ secondhand store. I thought immediately it was Riihimaki but on consulting my Scandinavian glass reference books I am unable to find it.
Any thoughts would be appreciated.

Thanks again.

Bryn


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Re: Surely Riihimaki?
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2008, 07:10:08 PM »
I'd think Aseda, Bo Borgström.
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Re: Surely Riihimaki?
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2008, 08:35:32 PM »
Definitely Riihimaki


Robert


here is the same vase in green, with others from the range..there is no doubt it is 'right'


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Re: Surely Riihimaki?
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2008, 08:50:34 PM »
wow very convincing foto!
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Re: Surely Riihimaki?
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2008, 09:21:00 PM »
Hey, that's brilliant. This site is a WOW!! :hiclp:

Thanks Robert and you too Ivo.
Great photo. Where did that come from!!

Bryn.

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Re: Surely Riihimaki?
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2008, 06:34:55 AM »
Hi Bryn

I have a  rather  large Riihmaki collection  :D

The pic is mostly of the export pieces.

Robert

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Re: Surely Riihimaki?
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2008, 07:37:30 AM »
What a wonderful collection!  :D  I LOVE green!   :hiclp:
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Re: Surely Riihimaki?
« Reply #7 on: April 22, 2008, 08:02:14 AM »
Large collection Robert? That's a HUGE collection. Fantastic.  :hiclp:
Do you know who designed them all as well?

I have just one other from your display, the fifth from the left on the middle row, that too came from a junk shop, it was cheap but very dirty inside and I was concerned that I wouldn't be able to get it clean, but it really
cleaned up well.
I have an array of soft bottle brushes and they and Fairy Power did the job.
I can imagine a lot of members using your massive collection for reference. I dare not ask if you collect other colours as well :o.
Many thanks again for your help,
Bryn

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Re: Surely Riihimaki?
« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2008, 08:51:56 AM »
Hi Bryn
 There's lots more!

I can post more pics later here.. if that's allowed, or is there somewhere to post pics of one's collections?

(I'm new here! )   :D


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Re: Surely Riihimaki?
« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2008, 08:58:52 AM »
Hi Robert - I've long drooled over your incredibly impressive collections of Scandi glass - I've seen them on your eBay ME page or on one of your listings in the past I think :-)

 

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