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Offline ALLAN

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But is it a paperweight?
« Reply #30 on: January 24, 2006, 08:27:36 PM »
Hi Adam,
            I asked Harry McKay about the abstract weights you posted and he confirmed that John makes these kind of weights.He told me they used to make them originally at the Strathearn works,(a bit before my time, :D ,just).They used to call them "sea urchins"apparently.

P.s. Thanks Ray, for helping out with the brochure images.


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« Reply #31 on: January 24, 2006, 09:24:18 PM »
Hello everybody,

it seems, Leni is righ with her opinion, that my lampwork pieces are from John Deacons studio, but not all made by his hands.
I will ask my friend who gave them to me as a present.

The Butterlfy and the Dragonfly should be made by John himself and I won´t sell them. They are smaller and more detailed.

The old brochure is fantastic, I love the "J" Paperweight very much,
here are some pictures of my favourite "J" Paperweight, which you can also see in the brochure:

http://www.paperweights24.de/bilder/jbutterfly/index.html

Best wishes
Nadine


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« Reply #32 on: January 25, 2006, 02:46:13 AM »
Thanks Allan

Great bit of information about my abstract weights, 'Sea Urchins' I have never been able to truly confirm these are J Deacons. I see them in a whole different light now and can see why they were given this name, I would love to take a picture of them in a seaside rock pool, I bet they would look amazing!

Adam P
David is my Father's name, 555 is the number of man ('The Pixies'), but please call me ADAM P.


Offline CRAIG DEACONS

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« Reply #33 on: January 25, 2006, 05:08:49 PM »
Just to confirm that the lampwork piece was made by William Manson (senior) last year (2005)  For John Deacons. I hope you find this of help!!

Craig Deacons
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« Reply #34 on: January 25, 2006, 07:02:44 PM »
Thank you Craig!   :D  Welcome to the board!   :D  Hope we will be seeing you around here again.

Gosh, I love this board!  The people you meet here!   :roll:  :wink:
Leni


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« Reply #35 on: January 30, 2006, 10:26:09 PM »
Actual Marion Langham has a JD weight on ebay, with the butterflies I have:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7385249698&fromMakeTrack=true

Did anyone has an idea who made this beautiful small pieces ?

Best wishes
Nadine


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« Reply #36 on: January 30, 2006, 10:56:58 PM »
Wow, that is quite superb!
Frank A.
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