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Author Topic: tourmaline goblet vase - ID Italian Empoli  (Read 1966 times)

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tourmaline goblet vase - ID Italian Empoli
« on: June 05, 2009, 10:22:06 AM »
a fleamarket find of last winter. i have absolutely no idea about the maker or origin... H 23,5cm, W 817g

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Re: turmaline goblet vase
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2009, 12:51:53 PM »
It seems to be missing a lid - similar to the bowl and with a clear knob. These were used in bathrooms for cotton wool in the seventies and were made in Empoli (Fi).

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Re: turmaline goblet vase
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2009, 12:54:12 PM »
Hi Ivo, thanks! but what did they do with the wool?
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Re: turmaline goblet vase
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2009, 01:15:54 PM »
Used for taking off your makeup or nail polish and so on Kevin - well probably not yours personally, but you know what I mean! ;D

 

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