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Peterg

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Can you help identify this bowl:
« on: November 06, 2005, 09:15:34 PM »
http://home.nyc.rr.com/peterg/bowl1.jpg
http://home.nyc.rr.com/peterg/bowl2.jpg
http://home.nyc.rr.com/peterg/bowl5.jpg

19 sided base
16 pointed star in center
10 inches across the top
6 1/4 inches high
5 1/2 inches across the bottom.

Kind of a gray color
Lots of bubbles and imperfections.

Waterford says it isn't theirs.

Belonged to my mother. No clue when or where she bought it.

Help very much appreciated.

Thank you.

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« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2005, 09:52:06 PM »
Could you let us know which country you're based in as this may help with identification.
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« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2005, 09:54:38 PM »
USA - Center as opposed to centre


Have you looked through Replacements catalogue?
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Connie

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« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2005, 09:58:50 PM »
Peter is in New York City based on the site he has his pictures hosted.  nyc.rr - New York City Road Runner  :wink:


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« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2005, 10:18:14 PM »
Quote from: "grayhorse"
Peter is in New York City based on the site he has his pictures hosted.  nyc.rr - New York City Road Runner  :wink:


Good call!  Actually, about 3 miles NE of the World Trade Center site.

Thanks for the replacements ltd idea. I'll check their site.

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« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2005, 07:43:26 AM »
http://www.cutglass.org/
is a nice start for researching cut glass from the American brilliant period.
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« Reply #6 on: November 07, 2005, 10:01:20 AM »
The fact that  you mention a grey color, bubbles and imperfections would tend to rule out Brilliant cut glass. The  period known as Brilliant Period cut ran from 1880 to about 1915 depending on which author you read. The glass was very clear, free of bubbles and the designs were quite elaborate. This piece seems to be much later. Sorry can't be of much help though. Terry


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« Reply #7 on: November 07, 2005, 10:39:56 AM »
Terry -

I was thinking the same thing but for additional reasons.  To me, stylistically this bowl does not  say "American" to me.  It looks more European - Germany?


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« Reply #8 on: November 07, 2005, 11:34:36 AM »
PeterG please note that guest postings are no longer allowed so you will need to register to add further replies. Please do :)
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