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Offline KevinH

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Re: Strange paperweight item
« Reply #20 on: February 25, 2013, 10:33:48 PM »
As Martin says, pics here would good.

Sounds like a mantel ornament (also called a "wig stand" by some folk) like the one shown below. Mine is 7.5 inch (19 cm) high and 3.5 inch (9 cm) diameter at the dome section. There is a flat (barely concave) polished area to the top but this seems to be a regular cleaning up after the pontil rod was removed following application of the stem and foot. The polished area is not of a shape or size that would easily accommodate a candle in the way the "saucer weights" can.
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Re: Strange paperweight item
« Reply #21 on: February 24, 2015, 09:39:51 AM »
Just adding photos of one I picked up yesterday just in case nobody picked up on the new thread I started.


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Re: Strange paperweight item
« Reply #22 on: March 09, 2015, 03:13:28 PM »
Dear All,

another saucer weight to add to your Vasart gene/knowledge pool. :)

Kind Regards

Andrew



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Re: Strange paperweight item
« Reply #23 on: March 09, 2015, 03:42:59 PM »
Thanks Andrew. I wonder how many of these were actually made?
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