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Re: John Barrable
« Reply #10 on: October 05, 2010, 07:56:58 PM »
John, thank you for posting this, it solves a mystery and I'm sure Adam will be saddened to hear of his death. I'll move this over to British & Irish now we have a conclusion.


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Re: John Barrable
« Reply #11 on: January 01, 2013, 05:09:18 PM »
Only a couple of years out of time.....but I've just caught up with this request, having started to collect glass myself! John Barrable was my father and died in 1994 following a heart transplant. His studio, 'Barrable Glass' was based in Lincolnshire and he worked there during the 1980's. He did work with rubyglass/copper but his work was quite diverse, so not always recognisable as a 'Barrable'. We have a few pieces still in the family and his wife may know where to find more....but my best guess would be to keep looking in the Lincolnshire area...........how exciting that people are asking!


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Re: John Barrable
« Reply #12 on: January 01, 2013, 05:42:02 PM »
Welcome, Claire and thank-you so much for popping in to tell us!
We get very, very excited when family members of great glassmakers deign to speak to us.  8)
Cheers, Sue (M)

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Re: John Barrable
« Reply #13 on: January 01, 2013, 08:55:13 PM »
Hi Claire,   & thanks for that update.      Richard Golding did tell me John had a couple of daughters, but thought you lived
 Portsmouth/Southampton area.
I still have, & love the vase shown in the picture, the colours are unlike any other glass I have seen.
  It was nice to track down the maker, but sad to find of his demise.

    Have a Happy New Year,         John.     [Sunny Horsham]  but today only I think!!!!


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Re: John Barrable
« Reply #14 on: January 01, 2013, 08:58:07 PM »
Very sorry to hear about John, Claire. I only met him a couple of times, but he was very skilled and talented and a really nice person. All the best in your collecting, and a Happy New Year!
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Re: John Barrable
« Reply #15 on: January 02, 2013, 12:00:04 PM »
Oh yes - all the best for your collecting, Claire.  :)
Please, do keep coming come back to share and discuss your finds with us.
Cheers, Sue (M)

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