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Offline Sue C

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NEW COLOUR FOR PAMELA EGYPTIAN LADIES TRAY
« on: November 25, 2008, 06:35:35 PM »
Hi, recieved this today and the colour is quite striking, i thought the colour may help to identify the maker, although i have never seen this colour in pressed glass before  :huh:
Any idea's anyone? the colour is much deeper than in the photo's and a solid colour, the pic's make it look mottled.

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Re: NEW COLOUR FOR PAMELA EGYPTIAN LADIES TRAY
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2008, 06:51:50 PM »
Don't think anyone has been able to identify the "three stooges"  yet, as Anne EB calls them. Can't quite work out the colour, is it a sort of turquoise blue? These are found in ordinary blue

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Re: NEW COLOUR FOR PAMELA EGYPTIAN LADIES TRAY
« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2008, 07:11:46 PM »
Hi Christine, that's why i bought it, because of the colour, i will take a photo tomorrow in daylight, if you look at the colour wheel it is more like the Cyan Blue.
Thats why i thought it might give a clue as to maker, the colour is so strong !!

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/54/RGV_color_wheel_1908.png

I know a maker has'nt been found, just thought this might be a clue, but i have to say i have never seen this colour in what i belive may be part of a trinket set.

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Re: NEW COLOUR FOR PAMELA EGYPTIAN LADIES TRAY
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2008, 02:59:44 AM »
Sue, it is the tray from a trinket set - we've seen the pots and candlesticks to go with it (somewhere on the board.) That colour is amazing - is it actually coloured through the glass or is it a surface treatment?

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Re: NEW COLOUR FOR PAMELA EGYPTIAN LADIES TRAY
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2008, 03:06:14 AM »
Hi Anne, the colour is through the glass, not a surface treatment, it is very dark blue, strangest thing??

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Re: NEW COLOUR FOR PAMELA EGYPTIAN LADIES TRAY
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2008, 04:00:41 AM »
Thanks Sue. I checked my reference picture collection for that pattern and I have pics of it in two shades of blue, two shades of green, amber, peachy-pink, and clear. I've no examples of the set of my own (yet!) but there are two sizes of powder pot, a pair of candlesticks, the tray you have, and a ringholder in the sets as far as I can tell.

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Re: NEW COLOUR FOR PAMELA EGYPTIAN LADIES TRAY
« Reply #6 on: November 28, 2008, 05:47:17 AM »
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the colour is much deeper than in the photo's and a solid colour, the pic's make it look mottled.

Sorry, I still don't understand.  Is the glass all one color?  Are paler areas due to the thickness of the glass and not a change in color anywhere?  Interesting effect, at any rate.
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Re: NEW COLOUR FOR PAMELA EGYPTIAN LADIES TRAY
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2009, 07:36:34 PM »
The colour is cyan, BUT not under UV; it goes that lovely bright green. Try yours Sue. I picked up two powder bowls today: one with the kneeling lady and the small one with the intaglio face. They just looked bright blue inside at the boot sale and i bought them to sell on. It was when I was putting them in the car that I noticed the hint of green, out came the light and bingo! ;D

PS Pamela has one with a Czechoslovakia label http://www.pressglas-pavillon.de/toilettenservice/02697.html

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