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Offline rocco

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Pressed glass vase, amethyst colour: Sklo Union?
« on: February 20, 2011, 03:58:25 PM »
Bought this nice pressed glass vase today, colour is light amethyst (doesn't show really well in the pics).
Polished base, height 17cm.

It looked very Sklo Union-ish to me, and it cost only 2 Euro, so here it is :)
Couldn't find it in any of my reference websites...

Michael



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Re: Pressed glass vase, amethyst colour: Sklo Union?
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2011, 04:44:48 PM »
Because pf the colour and the base I would look into Ankerglas Bernsdorf direction, also VLG, but cannot find an exact match at the moment  :wsh:
Nice anyway!

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Re: Pressed glass vase, amethyst colour: Sklo Union?
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2011, 07:15:16 PM »
Thank you very much, Pamela!

I am so obsessed with Czech glass at the moment that I rarely think of other possibilities :)
I will look into the VLG and Ankerglas options!

Michael


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Re: Pressed glass vase, amethyst colour: Sklo Union?
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2012, 03:17:55 PM »
Very old thread, but I still don't know more about this vase.

What I can add is that I see this design regularly here (Vienna, Austria) at the fleamarkets and carboot sales, as far as I remember in yellow, pink and light blue, too.

Could they be Austrian? Is there a maker of coloured pressed glass known who could be responsible for these?

Michael


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Re: Pressed glass vase, amethyst colour: Sklo Union?
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2014, 06:29:03 PM »
Another update:
I have seen this vase in many colours during the past few years, pink, yellow, blue, amethyst, amber and clear.
But recently I came across one of them in marbled slag glass, which instantly reminded my of those bowls with two pidgeons which are frequently found here in Austria, see PK:
http://www.pressglas-korrespondenz.de/aktuelles/pdf/pk-2012-4w-vorgic-hrastnik-schale-taube.pdf
and were made in Yugoslavia by STS Abel and later Steklarna Hrastnik.

So probably Yugoslavian?

Michael


 

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