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Offline chrisffc

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Help with colour and pattern number Whitefriars please
« on: September 08, 2010, 12:08:31 PM »
Hi all
Please could you confirm colour and pattern number of bud vase tear drop. Much appreciated as always :) Chris


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Re: Help with colour and pattern number Whitefriars please
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2010, 12:51:37 PM »
It looks rather like it may be neodymium(Alexandrite) glass.  If you hold it near a flourescent tube does it raemain pale amethyst of turn to pale blue or pale green - if so it is neodymium glass.  As far as I am aware WF did not do Neodymium objects.  It would then probably be Czeck or Murano.  Also from a rusty memory I feel that vases of this shape were always coated with an thick, clear, outer layer.

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Re: Help with colour and pattern number Whitefriars please
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2010, 01:02:38 PM »
Hi ahremck
It does change colour to a pale blue. That was putting me off it being Whitefriars as well as i can't remember seeing anything of there's which does this. So Murano or Czech hmmm I will keep looking around the web. Thanks for the info :)


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Re: Help with colour and pattern number Whitefriars please
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2010, 01:33:20 PM »
I think it's Caithness; shape and colour look right.


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Re: Help with colour and pattern number Whitefriars please
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2010, 01:49:57 PM »
I agree with Christine .

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Re: Help with colour and pattern number Whitefriars please
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2010, 01:56:47 PM »
What's a few hundred kilometres between factories?  Wish they all marked everythin properly and save us so much grief.

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Re: Help with colour and pattern number Whitefriars please
« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2010, 04:48:02 PM »
It really would help.
Come on all you glass producers label your stuff!!! :)

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Re: Help with colour and pattern number Whitefriars please
« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2010, 06:47:17 PM »
It probably was labelled originally.


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Re: Help with colour and pattern number Whitefriars please
« Reply #9 on: September 09, 2010, 12:11:27 AM »
My thinking, for what it's worth is Caithness also. :)

 

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