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Offline malcyp

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hi,info on this faceted bowl please
« on: April 07, 2009, 05:55:23 PM »
hi,just got this at the car boot for £2.is it rare? or as common as muck?
and anyone know the proper name for it and who designed it please.
i quite like it but my wife hates it so it will be going on ebay.
thanks in advance


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Re: hi,info on this faceted bowl please
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2009, 06:38:07 PM »
i quite like it but my wife hates it so she will be going on ebay.

Oops that sounds drastic -  for a probable panel cut sommerso piece from Mandruzzato
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Re: hi,info on this faceted bowl please
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2009, 06:50:15 PM »
Ivo is probably right. A bowl similar to yours is at http://www.mandruzzato.ve.it/ProdPerFoto.asp?Cat=52. You can click the link to see all of the Mandruzzato colors.
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Re: hi,info on this faceted bowl please
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2009, 07:56:46 PM »
are they still being made today?


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Re: hi,info on this faceted bowl please
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2009, 08:27:46 PM »
are they still being made today?

Yes. The bowls sell well, but don't sell for much money. The prices of the new pieces are given on the link above. The prismatico vases have been made for many years, first by father (Luigi) and then by son. In the case of the prismatico vases, I've read the older vases have a circular opening (info from www.midcenturymania.com/mandruzzato%20vase.html). The newer vases have a square opening and base. The same may be true for the bowls. I don't know what year the change happened. Hope this helps some.

Mandruzzato pieces are often listed on eBay as Poli. But then, so much gets listed on eBay as Poli that I don't pay much attention to the attribution anymore. The Mandruzzato vases are nice, but are made so that common folk can afford pretty things.
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Re: hi,info on this faceted bowl please
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2009, 09:12:59 PM »
the bowl has a square opening,but with rounded corners.
it doesn't look like i'm gonna be a millionaire soon then!
thanks all for the info


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Re: hi,info on this faceted bowl please
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2009, 10:38:19 PM »
I uploaded a picture of the more recent Mandruzatto rim. Personally I like the glass, but, as you said, one will not get rich.
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Re: hi,info on this faceted bowl please
« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2009, 08:05:40 AM »
thanks for the info, Anita! in case the link will disappear, i´ve uploaded this
round opening:
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Re: hi,info on this faceted bowl please
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2009, 01:23:42 PM »
Imho Mandruzzato. Contemporary. Pretty common (mass produced).

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Re: hi,info on this faceted bowl please
« Reply #9 on: April 23, 2009, 06:56:32 PM »
hi,just got this at the car boot for £2.is it rare? or as common as muck?
and anyone know the proper name for it and who designed it please.
i quite like it but my wife hates it so it will be going on ebay.
thanks in advance
Hi,
You made a very good deal. A lot of people give a lot of money for this objects.
This vases are called "drunken bricklayer" and the are designed by Geoffrey Baxter for Whitefriars

Gerard

 

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