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Offline Rosie1

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Unusual Engraved Goblet
« on: August 10, 2009, 04:40:57 PM »
I am wondering how old this unusual goblet might be and what sort of glass it's made of.  It's very thick glass with random bubbles and I think it might be just a bit of end of day glass although as it's been engraved with a ship someone has taken more time over it. The pontil is smooth and slightly dimpled.
Size is 4.5" tall & 3.5" dia of rim. Weight is 450g


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Re: Unusual Engraved Goblet
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2009, 07:24:34 PM »
I seem to remember the style - it is Swedish, by Reijmyre - 1970s.

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Re: Unusual Engraved Goblet
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2009, 10:26:48 AM »
Also like the stuff Hill Ouston imported to UK, my catalogues are not to hand at the moment...

Would that type of design be sandblasted in the 70s? Possible but I would have thought acid and sandblast.
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