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Author Topic: nailsea style 4 poster basket. Not Nailsea style - but Peloton.  (Read 642 times)

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Offline stemidd

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hi all,
i have a ribbon trailed 4 poster bon bon basket, with ground/rough pontil base, the decoration is molten coloured strands of glass with clear glass shell feet,approx 4 x 4 inch, looks english poss nailsea?? any of you experts out there who may be able to shed any light on maker etc i would be most gratefull.

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steve from leeds in uk

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Re: nailsea style 4 poster basket
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2011, 09:33:38 PM »
It's not Nailsea (very little glass is). The technique used is called peloton. It could be be Bohemian and Harrach. Wilhelm Kralik patented the technique when he was working for the company, but that doesn't mean other companies didn't use it,3680.0.html,10649.0.html

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