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Offline Ivo

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Re: Early Walsh studio/art trumpet vase — real copper aventurine?
« Reply #10 on: March 20, 2010, 08:52:58 AM »
Additional information just came in from an expert  :cheers:

It turns out that "gold dust" is also applied as gold foil and then blown out. Which is quite logical: you would not want to fumble around with such an expensive fine powder. A sneeze could be very expensive indeed. :spls:




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Re: Early Walsh studio/art trumpet vase — real copper aventurine?
« Reply #11 on: March 20, 2010, 01:44:18 PM »
Ivo,

Does that likely make the dust in my piece of foil origin?  Which would also explain the Patterns in it like the "line"

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Re: Early Walsh studio/art trumpet vase — real copper aventurine?
« Reply #12 on: March 20, 2010, 03:53:27 PM »
Absolutely!

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Re: Early Walsh studio/art trumpet vase — real copper aventurine?
« Reply #13 on: March 20, 2010, 04:06:36 PM »
Thanks, Another Nason piece is shown below with Aventurine.....

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Re: Early Walsh studio/art trumpet vase — real copper aventurine?
« Reply #14 on: November 23, 2014, 01:14:34 AM »

Click image to enlarge.

Maximum height 8" 21cm
Maximum width 10" 25.2cm
Maximum foot diameter 4" 12cm
Weight 1lb 8oz 682g

After nearly five years, here is No. 2, turning a rather beautiful Walsh oddity into a Walsh mainstream product line.   This fan vase has a short stem, making it much easier to see how it was made.   The scale of the two vases is quite similar the two feet are almost exactly the same size.

I wonder what Walsh called the style?

Does anyone know of other examples?

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