Author Topic: German pressed glass bowl - fishy pattern...  (Read 2908 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Anne

  • GMB Tech Support Manager & "Board (never bored) Dame"
  • Global Moderator
  • Members
  • *
  • Posts: 11250
  • Gender: Female
  • I has a stick to poke the server with yes!
    • Glass trinket sets
    • Cumbria England
    • ALAVNA Vintage & Collectable Glass
Re: German pressed glass bowl - fishy pattern...
« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2007, 10:01:08 PM »
Hmmm thanks Pamela, I  think I'm even more confused now!  ;D  I just knew these bowls were going to be a problem as soon as I set eyes on them, but they are nice little fish and...  they're glass... and... I couldn't resist!  ::)  I think they just did it to confuse us all years later!  >:D

Didn't someone say not too long back, on the board, that there's a place called Murano in south America?  :o


Offline Ivo

  • Author
  • Members
  • ***
  • Posts: 7419
  • Gender: Male
    • old website
Re: German pressed glass bowl - fishy pattern...
« Reply #11 on: February 05, 2007, 10:07:16 PM »
I think "Made in Germany" replaced "made in the US zone"  some time after 1948 and was probably used up to 1960 - but I'm not willing to speculate on anything later.  I just don't know who where or when....
Ivo
► BLUE HENRY ◄
 New Book: The Almost Forgotten Story of the Blue Glass Sputum Flask

all texts and pictures (c) Ivo Haanstra.


Offline Anne

  • GMB Tech Support Manager & "Board (never bored) Dame"
  • Global Moderator
  • Members
  • *
  • Posts: 11250
  • Gender: Female
  • I has a stick to poke the server with yes!
    • Glass trinket sets
    • Cumbria England
    • ALAVNA Vintage & Collectable Glass
Re: German pressed glass bowl - fishy pattern...
« Reply #12 on: February 06, 2007, 12:51:40 AM »
I went a-googling and found an interesting page on Wikipedia all about Made in Germany:o It's amazing what's on that site!  ;D

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Made_in_Germany - seems to be saying that up to 1974 Made in Germany could mean either East or West, so that means VEB is back in the frame Pamela. ;)


Offline meegs

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 195
  • Gender: Female
Re: German pressed glass bowl - fishy pattern...
« Reply #13 on: August 29, 2010, 06:57:57 AM »
Hi Anne,
I picked this little bowl up today, it's the mermaid version of your little bowl.
I looked at it and felt it belonged in a dolls house! :usd:
Meegs


Offline Anne

  • GMB Tech Support Manager & "Board (never bored) Dame"
  • Global Moderator
  • Members
  • *
  • Posts: 11250
  • Gender: Female
  • I has a stick to poke the server with yes!
    • Glass trinket sets
    • Cumbria England
    • ALAVNA Vintage & Collectable Glass
Re: German pressed glass bowl - fishy pattern...
« Reply #14 on: August 29, 2010, 12:02:24 PM »
Hi Meegs, isn't that sweet! I wonder if they were both from the same set - like a series of designs making up a set - or if they were two different sets?  Maybe a full set will turn up somewhere so we'll know (or we might find it in a catalogue in due course!)

Thanks for adding your photos to the topic. :thup:

BTW what size is the mermaid one please?

Offline meegs

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 195
  • Gender: Female
Re: German pressed glass bowl - fishy pattern...
« Reply #15 on: August 29, 2010, 09:32:04 PM »
Anne,
The little clear mermaid bowl is the same size as your little fishy one - 4 1/2" excluding lugs in diameter and 2" high.
The larger blue mermaid and a larger fish one I have are 8 1/2"in diameter and 3 1/4" high.
There is a lot more detail in the larger versions.
The dealer I purchased it from felt like you that they may have come in sets.
I have seen many of the larger ones but this was the first small one I have ever found!
Cheers
Meegs

 

This Website is provided by Angela Bowey, PO Box 113, Paihia 0247, New Zealand


Search
eBay.com
eBay.co.uk

Link to Glass Encyclopedia
Link to Glass Museum
Enter
key words
to search
Amazon.com