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Offline BJB

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Are these Italian or Scandinavian, Very Confused (As Usual!)
« on: October 11, 2005, 01:21:56 PM »
Hi,

I am really confused again, not unusual for me really :oops: , about these two pieces of glass I bought.

The first is a really wonderful jug that I really like because I think its so clever the way the glass blower has got the blue to go around the brown spodges like an ink line. It measures 16" tall as well.



http://tinypic.com/ehye86.jpg                                 White cased jug

I think it might be Italian but from where and who made it can someone help me out?

The other one is very dramatic, white inside then a very firey red with black over the top. Its a bottle shape which looks Scandinavian but then it could also be Italian, confused again :(



http://tinypic.com/ehyeyx.jpg                                       red/black thing


Any ideas would be most welcome,

Barbara


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« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2005, 02:30:48 PM »
I remember seeing a big plain green one like yours on a car boot sale but i just left it.

I accidently stumbled upon the same one on ebey and it sold for about £20-£30.

So i was kicking myself. Which is why I have a lot of bruises down the lower region of my body.  :(

It was in the Italian section.

The other one I have seen before someware. I don't think Blenko did that sort of decoration did they?  :?


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« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2005, 03:07:20 PM »
Empoli, both of them (I think)
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« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2005, 03:42:56 PM »
Hi Ivo,

Many thanks for the information. I don't know what I would do without you :D  

I do like the jug, husband hates it with a passion though :(  so it wont be staying with us.

Barbara


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« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2005, 03:38:47 AM »
They both have that 'Empoli' glass region in Florence (companies like V.B. & S.T.E.L.V.I.A) look about them

The first one looks like V.B.

The second is like a Gulvase gone a bit wrong at the top - I love that red and black mottling

It is still an area being looked into, we know Wayne Husted (Blenko) designed for companies in Empoli - who knows what other designers will come out of the woodwork as time goes on

I'm sure Per Lutken used to holiday in Florence  :wink:  :wink:

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