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Handkerchief Vase Thread - Not Italian
« Reply #30 on: July 31, 2006, 01:44:25 PM »
Hi Emmi: sorry I forgot to post it :oops:  :?

Just so people are aware, either this Choc & Cream vase, or mine, has stripes the wrong way round. We really need a few more examples to draw a conclusion. Possible that Chance made them this way (1977-81), and Fiesta (1981-199x?) the other way round?
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« Reply #31 on: July 31, 2006, 05:44:59 PM »
Forgot to mention this is the second size up at 5 inches tall.  I'd really like to find out if there are many of these around...and indeed if the the vertical stripes are less common (or the other way round)!  Emmi

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« Reply #32 on: July 31, 2006, 05:48:44 PM »
Ah, well I don't think Fiesta made the 5" ones. But they are the least common size so finding another in this colour to compare it with might prove rather tricky! :shock:
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« Reply #33 on: July 31, 2006, 07:11:24 PM »
Have just discovered I have another (did a bit of box delving) this time with red vertical stripes over white horizontal.  Also 5 inches tall.  Emmi

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« Reply #34 on: July 31, 2006, 09:05:59 PM »
That's the more conventional way. I think there's only green and the choc/cream ones where the white stripe goes vertical.
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« Reply #35 on: July 31, 2006, 09:22:51 PM »
I saw Adam's Muurlanlasi Oy of Finland Vase and it remined me of this Blenko piece. This is a Don Shepherd design made in 1979. Thought I'd add it.

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« Reply #36 on: July 31, 2006, 10:13:09 PM »
A beautiful piece Cathy, helped by an excellent photo.

I love the bark style texture on this Blenko piece - it feels in places as if it's mutating into a crocodile skin pattern!

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« Reply #37 on: July 31, 2006, 11:18:06 PM »
Thanks Adam, Blenko made this piece in crystal and antique green only. I do like the texture on this piece.
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« Reply #38 on: August 01, 2006, 03:08:54 AM »
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That's the more conventional way. I think there's only green and the choc/cream ones where the white stripe goes vertical.

And there's a blue/white where the white is vertical too - in fact I've noted two of them on eBay, David. ( BTW does the white/white count as a vertical white or a horizontal white? )

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« Reply #39 on: August 29, 2006, 01:53:31 PM »
one for the 'experts'!! which way round would one expect the wide band stripes to be on a chance handkerchief? have only ever seen 2 yellow ones (mine & one that just sold on e-bay) item 230020104404 THat one has the lighter yellow at the bottom mine has it at the top! & at £215 should I put mine somewhere safer!!!!!

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