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Offline tropdevin

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Ysart ID help please
« on: February 15, 2009, 10:01:46 AM »
I have a weight with an unusual spiral or catherine wheel design, which looks very Ysart to me, but is it by Paul or by other family members? It is 3 inch diameter, distinct pale lilac tinge to the glass. Anyone seen this design before?


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Re: Ysart ID help please
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2009, 02:58:01 PM »
Several of these, including inkwells, have appeared over the past two or three years. There was an inkwell with this design on eBay recently (140294175542 - broken and probably with wrong stopper).

I have a weight of this design on mottled orange ground.

All the ones I have seen have had canes that tie in with early Vasart (Ysart Brothers) work. I have not yet seen any that have canes primarily of Paul Ysart usage.

I believe these were by Salvador. They all seem to be of fairly good quality although often have a few stray bubbles and sometimes a bit of wreathing in the dome. Base finishing varies and my example has a neatly ground pontil area, which is perhaps not so common for the Ysart Brothers period.

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