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Author Topic: (Themed) glass displays - show me yours, I'll show you mine... part 3  (Read 67362 times)

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Offline flying free

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Re: (Themed) glass displays - show me yours, I'll show you mine... part 3
« Reply #140 on: December 06, 2011, 12:56:09 AM »
Nic they look fantastic - serene, very classy.

This is ours for Christmas - when it comes to this time of year, in my head everything is candlelight and traditional, real garlands and the smell of fir trees (which is where I come unstuck wanting to live in a modern all white house with no clutter  ;D)  All the glass in the sitting room will be white, green and amber so it doesn't clash with the multicoloured Christmas tree decs  ;)
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Re: (Themed) glass displays - show me yours, I'll show you mine... part 3
« Reply #141 on: December 06, 2011, 07:38:34 PM »
Beautiful :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:are those cameo vases?Legras? :mrgreen: :mrgreen:the only cameo piece I have is a late,damaged Galle vase :cry:

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Re: (Themed) glass displays - show me yours, I'll show you mine... part 3
« Reply #142 on: December 06, 2011, 10:19:17 PM »
In my dreams Keith  ;D  no, they are enamelled.  I love them nonetheless, but cameo? no unfortunately not.  I have three pieces but none of which are worth much although I happen to think all are beautiful.  Two damaged ( one Tip Galle but an unusual shape and I think it is gorgeous cameo, the other the little new snuff bottle).  The third is a fish paperweight (Okra) that I was told wasn't real cameo in the true sense of the word.  So you and me both then  ;D although I think you are doing better than me with the Galle piece.
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Re: (Themed) glass displays - show me yours, I'll show you mine... part 3
« Reply #143 on: December 06, 2011, 11:52:00 PM »
The gold is very christmassy I think

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Re: (Themed) glass displays - show me yours, I'll show you mine... part 3
« Reply #144 on: December 07, 2011, 12:29:24 AM »
I spy 'anemone' pattern plates ;D ;D

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Re: (Themed) glass displays - show me yours, I'll show you mine... part 3
« Reply #145 on: December 07, 2011, 01:37:26 AM »
yes, its so random what one can find here in this small "market" here in Iceland

and all those vases with gold I know nothing about.

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Re: (Themed) glass displays - show me yours, I'll show you mine... part 3
« Reply #146 on: December 07, 2011, 07:43:02 AM »
The gold stuff is most likely Czech and probably Borske Sklo

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Re: (Themed) glass displays - show me yours, I'll show you mine... part 3
« Reply #147 on: December 07, 2011, 09:03:54 AM »
very attractive Helga :).........might we describe you small collection as 'retro'  i.e.  a post 1945 style, now outdated, but becoming fashionable again, possibly because of attractiveness and appeal. :)

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Re: (Themed) glass displays - show me yours, I'll show you mine... part 3
« Reply #148 on: December 07, 2011, 10:19:58 AM »
Nooo... 'retro', a contraction of 'retrospective', means 'new, but in an older style'.

I cringe at fairs and markets when dealers ask me if I'm "into that there vintage retro stuff".  :-X

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Re: (Themed) glass displays - show me yours, I'll show you mine... part 3
« Reply #149 on: December 07, 2011, 10:39:36 AM »
ohhh hahah I afraid I use "vintage" and "retro" a lot, but thats because thats what peple understand.
 
I have never really thought about the exact meaning, is there no good word that describes things that are not  yet antique but still a bit old..that is 40+ years old?

And yes these are very attractive and festive even!

many thanks

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