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Author Topic: information request on Dartington vase.  (Read 674 times)

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Offline Paul S.

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information request on Dartington vase.
« on: August 09, 2011, 01:45:01 PM »
name is acid etched, so there's no doubt of its origins, but not something that appears in the Eve Thrower & Mark Hill booklet on this factory  -  neither do I see it in Hajdamach or Miller.  The lines are about 1 - 2mm deep and have been left matt, and in places unsymmetrical in their spacing.     Height is something like 8.75"/220mm.    Doesn't seem to have much of a 'ding', although may well have some lead content - and rim is ground/polished and bevelled, although no pontil on the bottom.      I'm thinking this backstamp is early 1990's - and grateful for confirmation  -  and would appreciate any information on these 'cut' pieces.     Were they few in  number, and was the cutting outsourced possibly.   Look forward to all replies, and thanks for looking :)

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Re: information request on Dartington vase.
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2011, 02:21:07 PM »
I have one of these, seen on the right in this picture.  It was bought in the factory shop at Dartington - sorry, I can't remember exactly when but it was definitely in the 1990's.   
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Re: information request on Dartington vase.
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2011, 06:14:12 PM »
thanks Leni  -  well, that's at least two in existance :)    Typically, the sort of Dartington that I guess most of us find, is the relief patterned or smooth pieces  -  and it just seemed to me that pieces with cut decoration were very much in the minority.   I'm sure you'e right with the date.

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Re: information request on Dartington vase.
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2013, 08:02:51 PM »
Probably not likely to be seen in the books in view of their date of origin  -  this pic is just to show that there were at least two sizes - unless anyone has something bigger or smaller than these.          The larger one is about 10.75" (275mm) tall and the shorter one about 8.75" (220mm).

 

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