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Author Topic: Irridescent vase - id please? ID: Wilhelm Kralik Söhne, Lustre vase  (Read 5004 times)

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Re: Irridescent vase - id please? ID: Wilhelm Kralik Söhne, Lustre vase
« Reply #20 on: August 30, 2011, 12:28:16 AM »
These may have been made by Dinu Diaconescu, dino art glass in Rumania. Has anyone ever mentioned his work here. He's made some very nice stuff. not sure this is his but it may help some of you identify some other pieces. you can find him under listings with www.glassartists.org

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Re: Irridescent vase - id please? ID: Wilhelm Kralik Söhne, Lustre vase
« Reply #21 on: August 30, 2011, 08:37:36 PM »
Oh thanks for that :) I've had a small google around and can't see anything quite the same, but I think most of what I can see is fairly recent work perhaps. Some gorgeous pieces there though.
My instinct is that my piece is old, I really don't think it is a recent piece, however I can't prove it.
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Re: Irridescent vase - id please?
« Reply #22 on: August 31, 2011, 12:26:41 AM »
... it was confirmed as Kralik though by Alfredo Villanueva of the Loetz.com site - he said he learned about them from museums in the Czech Republic.

These may have been made by Dinu Diaconescu, dino art glass in Rumania. Has anyone ever mentioned his work here. He's made some very nice stuff. not sure this is his but it may help some of you identify some other pieces. you can find him under listings with www.glassartists.org

With the original attribution based on a museum report, museums do get things wrong, it is worth reviewing. Eliminating Diaconescu by contacting him and also by trying to get more detail on the museum attributions source.
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Re: Irridescent vase - id please? ID: Wilhelm Kralik Söhne, Lustre vase
« Reply #23 on: August 31, 2011, 07:08:00 AM »
Frank, I agree. 
I'll send him an email later today with a link to this thread.
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Re: Irridescent vase - id please? ID: Wilhelm Kralik Söhne, Lustre vase
« Reply #24 on: October 01, 2012, 09:57:07 AM »
Any developments on this? Have just posted a similar piece on this thread:

http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,49650.0.html

Jury seems to be out: Kralik v Taiwan.

Any thoughts appreciated...
Many thanks, Anthony

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Re: Irridescent vase - id please? ID: Wilhelm Kralik Söhne, Lustre vase
« Reply #25 on: October 01, 2012, 10:13:02 AM »
thanks for doing the  link and cross reference
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Re: Irridescent vase - id please? ID: Wilhelm Kralik Söhne, Lustre vase
« Reply #26 on: October 01, 2012, 10:13:57 AM »
No worries. Cheers for the lead. Interesting stuff...
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Re: Irridescent vase - id please? ID: Wilhelm Kralik Söhne, Lustre vase
« Reply #27 on: October 01, 2012, 05:34:15 PM »
For what it is worth, these have never struck me strongly as Kralik, even with museum references.

I handled a pair at a show a couple of months ago and that led me further from Kralik than ever......  I would likely lean tmuch further east myself....  especially after the pair I saw.... 

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Re: Irridescent vase - id please? ID: Wilhelm Kralik Söhne, Lustre vase
« Reply #28 on: October 01, 2012, 05:39:36 PM »
did you not think they were good quality Craig? I'm not arguing with the Taiwan label.  But I am questioning another vase I have now.  And I think these are much better quality than that one.  I've had a green cased vase with white interior with a Taiwan label and that was truly of much inferior quality.
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Re: Irridescent vase - id please? ID: Wilhelm Kralik Söhne, Lustre vase
« Reply #29 on: October 02, 2012, 03:51:38 PM »
M, 

I felt they were OK quality.....  Not as bad as some I have seen, but certainly not of the execution, color and glass quality I would associate with older glass.  Even the way the glass surface felt was not "right".

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