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Offline horochar

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Tiffin Modern Freeform Bowls? ID = Viking Art Glass "Flamenco"
« on: February 27, 2011, 02:20:33 PM »
This pair of electric blue bowls appears to be vintage.  I am wondering who the producer may be,having disqualified (in my mind) Scandi, Murano and British Isles.  I'm wondering if it may be Tiffin.  Thanks,
Charles.


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Re: Tiffin Modern Freeform Bowls?
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2011, 02:21:22 PM »
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Re: Tiffin Modern Freeform Bowls?
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2011, 02:32:39 PM »
Just a guess really, but maybe Czech, possibly Chribska?


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Re: Tiffin Modern Freeform Bowls?
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2011, 06:14:11 PM »
You can eliminate Tiffin Modern. The most important aspect  how to determine Tiffin Modern bi-color, ruby, emerald, smoke, sapphire, etc. on either crystal or twilight base blanks is simple. Tiffin Modern bi-color is color on crystal or color (twilight blank) on color & the color is layered on the base blank, never, ever cased...in other words the color is not encased in a crystal or colored casing, there are two distinct layers of glass, the base blank & the color layer. You can take your fingernail & easily feel where the color layer has been layered to the blank & you cannot due that with cased glass where the colors are coated with a crystal casing. There is one other U.S. company thats a bit of a fooler...Marion glass in the 50's used this same technique, usually crystal & green combinations, but examples are far from common. Ken


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Re: Tiffin Modern Freeform Bowls?
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2011, 10:19:24 PM »
http://www.vikingartglass.com/glass-gallery.php Down a little over half way on this page is Flamenco two-hue crystal, it looks like your piece.
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Re: Tiffin Modern Freeform Bowls?
« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2011, 02:27:30 AM »
Brilliant link, Janice!  :girlcheer:

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Re: Tiffin Modern Freeform Bowls?
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2011, 03:20:11 AM »
Holy Toledo! It's a ringer. Only wish there were a way to edit subject line on these posts ex post facto. Well, at least I got the country of origin right.  ;)

Thanks so much,
Charles.

 

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