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Re: please help identify this 1970s (?) glass vase
« Reply #10 on: August 27, 2011, 09:55:24 PM »
It's lovely, I have a couple of their pieces, big vases, great design  :)
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Re: please help identify this 1970s (?) glass vase
« Reply #11 on: August 28, 2011, 05:29:27 PM »
It's definitely not pressed though. You can't press anything that's narrower at the top than at the bottom because you can't get the plunger out. Occasionally pressed glass is hand-shaped while hot to turn the top in, but this is mould blown.


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Re: please help identify this 1970s (?) glass vase
« Reply #12 on: August 28, 2011, 05:52:27 PM »
I've noticed a few times lately that people have used the word pressed for something that is molded without being pressed. I had never thought about narrow necks. Good point.
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Re: please help identify this 1970s (?) glass vase
« Reply #13 on: August 28, 2011, 08:17:07 PM »
It's definitely not pressed though. You can't press anything that's narrower at the top than at the bottom because you can't get the plunger out. Occasionally pressed glass is hand-shaped while hot to turn the top in, but this is mould blown.

Thanks for the technical advice. I appreciate everything I'm told as I'm a complete novice, if a little cocky!


 

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