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Offline Ivo

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mark on megaflute
« on: July 16, 2008, 06:48:41 AM »
The item: a 42 cm (16 1/2 ") tall and slender champagne flute, standing on an inverted trumpet base with a short spiral stem and knop in very thin, clear glass. I am not sure if it is sodalime or borosilicate. The item is impossible to photograph, but it has a mark screened onto the foot.
Can anyone identify the mark?


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Re: mark on megaflute
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2008, 09:19:33 AM »
Looks like it could be VID.

Lots of corporates have their canteen/catering glass and crockery marked these days, presumably to reduce pilfering but I always saw it as an attraction  >:D no doubt others too. Used to have some nice ABN Amro glasses  :-X
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Re: mark on megaflute
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2008, 12:27:47 PM »
curious canteen, Frank.


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Re: mark on megaflute
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2008, 01:01:07 PM »
Mega indeed  :D delightful piece, is it lampwork? Seems odd that the mark is screen printed.
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Re: mark on megaflute
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2008, 01:51:40 PM »
I think it is lampwork, yes.


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Re: mark on megaflute
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2008, 08:20:52 PM »
Maybe a vase rather than a flute?
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