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Offline dirk.

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Newbie´s small uranium collection
« on: October 07, 2008, 09:44:21 AM »
hello there!

i found rummaging in your galleries so very entertaining!
on that account i´ve started to post some of my favourite
pieces on GG, left open some depression glass you can
allready find on other well-known sites.  ;)
my apologies for the lack of information given on the objects!
i´ve only just started and spent the last 1-2 years simply
collecting what i like.
perhaps i should start a new topic now and then with one of
the pieces?
having no one around here to share these pieces personally i
hope sharing them here virtually will be appreciated!

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Re: Newbie´s small uranium collection
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2008, 10:30:26 AM »
Are the spirals in the green bowl formed from bubbles?
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Re: Newbie´s small uranium collection
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2008, 11:03:16 AM »
The square footed salt is superb. Looks like circa 1850, either Belgium of England.

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Re: Newbie´s small uranium collection
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2008, 11:08:36 AM »
the pattern is formed by tiny silverish particles partially accompanied by bubbles.
they are close to the inward surface.
when i said i thought about posting a piece, this would have actually been the first. :lol:
i´ve seen them pop up on ebay germany thrice again since i bought mine, sometimes
described as leerdam (they should be signed then, shouldn´t they?) or WMF (don´t have
a reference for that either). last time i saw it there it was a clear version.
i think i read in a topic, you´ve got some 30´s WMF catalogues?

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Re: Newbie´s small uranium collection
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2008, 11:14:08 AM »
goedemiddag Ivo!

a bit large for a salt, i´d say. it´s diameter is 11,5 cm; height 10,5.
so rather a small centerpiece?
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Re: Newbie´s small uranium collection
« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2008, 11:25:16 AM »
I'd say master salt to that.

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Re: Newbie´s small uranium collection
« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2008, 11:28:16 AM »
 ;D ;D ;D

however, glad i was thinking the same way regarding the time.
is there an english term for the decoration, something like
"zweites rokoko" in german?
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Re: Newbie´s small uranium collection
« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2008, 11:43:59 AM »
I am seriously jealous  :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Nice collection, well done

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Re: Newbie´s small uranium collection
« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2008, 11:50:48 AM »
i´ll take that as a compliment!  ;D

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Re: Newbie´s small uranium collection
« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2008, 12:42:03 AM »
Very nice collection!  Thanks for sharing it with us.

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