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Offline lilypond

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Help in Identifying large orange glass
« on: August 30, 2010, 09:28:55 PM »
Hi.....Had this piece of orange glass for years in my mothers house we always thought it was Davidson she said her mother bought it in the early 40's...There was a similar piece on Ebay thought to be Fenton ...Can any one shed a light on it


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Re: Help in Identifying large orange glass
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2010, 11:19:27 PM »
It looks slightly streaky? If so I think this is a Davidson no. 21 bowl in orange cloud glass, dating from slightly earlier than you thought: 1933-35. [Source: Davidson Glass a history, Chris & Val Stewart]

The book shows an example of your bowl in blue cloud with a matching plinth and flower dome. See also here: http://www.cloudglass.com/flower3.htm


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Re: Help in Identifying large orange glass
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2010, 07:04:06 AM »
It looks similar to a No.20 or 21, but the base looks wrong to me - almost as though it was intended for a plinth. I think both these bowls have a conventional foot, but dimensions would help here as it is recorded at 9-in (23cm) diameter. A little variation is known, but only ΒΌ-in (6.5mm). I do have a No.20 that I can photo for comparison, if required.
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