Author Topic: Amethyst bowl with opalescent bobbled stem wineglasses ? ID = Stevens & Williams  (Read 1384 times)

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Offline khan31cat

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Can anybody identify this glass please?



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Re: Help with ID
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2010, 06:33:52 PM »
I have been told that this could be Thomas Webb.
Can anyone confirm this?
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Re: Help with ID
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2010, 08:18:25 PM »
Hi Khan31cat,
Its a nice and very striking glass, i dont think Webb did anything like this, someone may correct me on that, it looks more like a Studio piece, or maybe one of the Murano factories.
I presume youve just got the one ! A set would be nice! Shame its not signed ::)
Andy
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Re: Help with ID
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2010, 07:25:08 AM »
It's a very nice glass. I would look at Italy, either Murano or one of the Empoli factories, or perhaps at Stevens and Williams. Webb seems unlikely


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Re: Help with ID
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2010, 07:50:28 AM »
I agree with Nigel but he hasnt said yet and i dont want to steal his thunder . ;D ;)   about 1920  ;)

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Re: Help with ID
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2010, 07:49:35 AM »
Oh well i cant wait any longer for Nigel , i feel they are possibly Steuben by Fredrick Carder ,i believe Nigel thinks along the same lines and he is one smart fella...!  :thup: Oh and they came from the USA .

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Re: Help with ID
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2010, 09:34:36 AM »
ooh Nice one ;D
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Re: Help with ID
« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2010, 04:26:43 PM »
I have a question regarding the underside of the stem. Is there a pontil on this piece? A picture of the underside would be great.

I am also curious as to the height.

Although I can find in the line drawings a couple of pieces of Steuben stemware that were done with a similar stem, none of the designs have a bowl like this piece has..

Also, it is quite difficult to tell from the picture, but the bowl color does not seem quite right for Steuben to me.....

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Re: Help with ID
« Reply #8 on: February 20, 2010, 07:44:35 PM »
The glasses are 5 1/2 inches and 6 1/6 inches tall. We have enclosed a couple more photographs, one showing the base with a polished pontil.






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Re: Help with ID
« Reply #9 on: February 20, 2010, 08:28:28 PM »
HI, I will go through my Steuben line drawings again, but I do not think I missed the shape...  They are absolutely gorgeous pieces which I love, but I am currently of the opinion, at the moment, that they are not Steuben....  

I will let you know either way about locating the shape in the drawings or not...

They have a Steubenesque feel to them, so the suggestion of Stevens & Williams would be a strong contender in my book...

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