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Author Topic: Amethyst coloured vases from Belgium?  (Read 5281 times)

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Offline Jay

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ID confirmed: Amethyst coloured vases from Belgium?
« Reply #20 on: January 15, 2009, 08:34:23 AM »
After years of searching, a reader from our website has produced the golden tip which has led to a fascinating conclusion.

The optiek vases under discussion were not made at Boom.
They were not made at Braine-Le-Comte either.

A recent catalogue which surfaced at a flea market clearly identifies the manufacturer as Doyen, a small factory at Havre-Ville near Mons in Belgium.

I've added the new information to the pages at www.hogelandshoeve.nl.
(http://www.hogelandshoeve.nl/index46.html)
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Re: Amethyst coloured vases from Belgium?
« Reply #21 on: January 15, 2009, 11:09:51 AM »
in any case it predates 1968 when they merged with Boussu to form Manuverbel.

 

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