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ID help: italy or ikea?
« on: July 14, 2010, 12:46:43 PM »
i found a set of these on my favourite fleamarket, they are looking nice but i haven't got a clue about their origin...

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Re: ID help: italy or ikea?
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2010, 06:54:07 PM »
It would be possible to be both I suppose  ;D

Sorry, are they tumblers or vases.  I can't pin the size just based on the photo.  How tall?
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Re: ID help: italy or ikea?
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2010, 07:15:07 PM »
I had something rather similar a year or two back  -  and in the panic of needing space, eventually gave the thing away.  See the attached.    I came to the conclusion quite possible Italian, and mine also had this 'vortex' type of colour spiral into the base.  I also came to think that mine was quite modern but copying something much older.  Beyond that I am unable to add anyting more positive - sorry. :)


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Re: ID help: italy or ikea?
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2010, 08:41:12 PM »
...  and in the panic of needing space...

I'm way past panic  ;D

So it's a tumbler set.  If not siblings they looks like close cousins.  I go to a lot of estate sales, garage sales etc.  I've seen similar that were marked made in italy but also seen similar made in asia.  I couldn't tell the difference really, some old, some at the local decorator store.  Hard to tell with some.  Looks like yours have an nicely finished lip.  I lean towards somewhere in europe.  Use them.  Enjoy them.
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Re: ID help: italy or ikea?
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2010, 10:38:32 PM »
I think they're rather lovely.  Could move to the Murano board soon if you like?   :)
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Re: ID help: italy or ikea?
« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2010, 08:23:23 AM »
Thank you...

i will use and love them... and yes they have a fine finished lip, i think they are not asian.

Thx! Kevin
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