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Author Topic: Hand Torch Vase ID  (Read 2010 times)

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Offline heartofglass

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Re: Hand Torch Vase ID
« Reply #10 on: May 01, 2008, 01:47:35 AM »
Hi Glen, :)
Out of the three carnival hand vases that I have in my collection, one of them is marked with the swastika, & the word Jain. The marking is on the wristwatch band, on the "back" of the vase.
In the article, there is a photo of the three vases, & the marked one is on the right of the trio. It has a better quality finish to it than the other two vases and has a wristwatch with a round bezel. The slightly taller vase on the left of the group has a watch with a rectangular bezel, the same as the small vase in the centre.
My other two carnival hands are not marked.
The other vase pictured in the article isn't mine, I presume it is one of Angela's, but it looks to be of similar type (except for the floral pattern on the cornucopia) to my Jain one. It too has the round bezel watch.
By the way, since I have written the article I have acquired many more interesting hand vases, including a 1950s Fenton Peach Crest, a pair of black "puffy hands" with coralene decoration, a pair of vaseline Derbyshires, a stunning crystal hand held perfume bottle with a very French art deco feel to it, a right handed match to the pink cased Bohemian left handed vase (many thanks to Leni :)), as well as many other intriguing examples of the genre.
Maybe I need to do a supplement to the article of new acquisitions! ;D
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Offline Glen

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Re: Hand Torch Vase ID
« Reply #11 on: May 01, 2008, 09:04:48 AM »
Thanks for that, Marinka - very interesting.

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Re: Hand Torch Vase ID
« Reply #12 on: May 05, 2008, 01:05:43 PM »
Thank you, Marinka, for all of your information.  You've been a great help!
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