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Offline ericlewis

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white glass vase scandinavian
« on: June 01, 2011, 02:26:37 PM »
hi, can anyone help me identify this vase, heavy white glass, 180mm in height, 150 at widest, polished pontil to base, seems nice quality ,appreciate any comments thanks eric

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Re: white glass vase scandinavian
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2011, 03:38:08 PM »
A white gourd vase like this could have come from anywhere, and unless you get more specific about rim, underside etc. I doubt anyone will comment. Even then, this one will probably struggle. 

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Re: white glass vase scandinavian
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2011, 04:10:42 PM »
thanks so much,have posted another couple of pics but understand the problem,it has slight base wear,would you say it was scandinavian

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Re: white glass vase scandinavian
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2011, 04:12:35 PM »
pic of base,ground polished pontil

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Re: white glass vase scandinavian
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2011, 05:55:56 PM »
it is one of those shapes which flow naturally out of the blow pipe; the hot finished rim would make it necessary to use a pontil rod, and the quality would require its mark to be polished out.  Any glassworks could have done it; there is nothing striking scandinavian about it. The absence of a sig (I assume you checked) indicates it was maybe not one of the big factories.  I would estimate the chance of it being German quite high - but Sweden, Denmark, England, Belgium, France could also be in the race. And China. And Turkey. And Poland. Did I mention Czechoslovakia?  You get the drift....

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Re: white glass vase scandinavian
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2011, 07:01:11 PM »
thanks so much, yes i checked for sig, so many thanks again eric

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