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Offline KevinH

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« Reply #10 on: November 08, 2005, 12:13:47 AM »
Whitefriars GLASS Tha Art of James Powell & Sons edited by Lesley Jackson, page 132, plate 137, Vase iv) ...

There could be some cofusion as the general description for plate 137 states:
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Cut vases and bowl designed by ... etc.
and the description for vase iv) states:
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Vase, flint, produced in two sizes ... etc
Neither of these descriptions gives the "turn mould-blown" detail, which is almost lost in the general wording.

So, Max, you're not losing your marbles. I think some folk may have missed the "hiidden" text.
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« Reply #11 on: November 08, 2005, 05:53:21 AM »
Quote from: "KevH"
Whitefriars GLASS Tha Art of James Powell & Sons edited by Lesley Jackson, page 132, plate 137, Vase iv) ...

There could be some cofusion as the general description for plate 137 states:
Quote
Cut vases and bowl designed by ... etc.
and the description for vase iv) states:
Quote
Vase, flint, produced in two sizes ... etc
Neither of these descriptions gives the "turn mould-blown" detail, which is almost lost in the general wording.

So, Max, you're not losing your marbles. I think some folk may have missed the "hiidden" text.


"The vase on the right (iv), designed by William Wilson, is turn mould-blown, and its walls are much thinner." - Third line in the description, so no, you're not going mad, Max (eeeek, Mel Gibson flashback....).

Suggestion: the blank is turn mould-blown, and then cut? Maybe?

Cathy


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« Reply #12 on: November 08, 2005, 09:38:35 AM »
Phew.  Thank you Kev and Cathy.  I really didn't know which way was up last night...not sure I do today either.   :(

At least I'm not going totally mad though, that's encouraging!

I'll put an enquiry on wf.com and see whether the Jackson 'hidden text' is wrong, or whether Cathy might be right - that's it's mould blown and cut.

Luckily I like a nice mystery!   :D
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