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Signed "Webb"
« on: September 23, 2011, 11:58:51 AM »
Would like to know a little more about this vase. Bought in Michigan last year. I think the maker is Thomas Webb and it is called "Coraline". Other than that all I can find is a piece on Ebay that is somewhat different.

This has to be one of my favorite pieces.

How is it made, is it old, etc..?

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Tony
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Re: Signed "Webb"
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2011, 12:46:48 AM »
Can you add a close up of the decoration please.
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Re: Signed "Webb"
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2011, 01:02:19 AM »
I'll try...
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Re: Signed "Webb"
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2011, 09:22:24 AM »
That is a stunning piece Tony,  I don't collect vases but I would certainly find house room for that one......hope you get some answers on what it is. Does the 'coral' pattern look more like little beads applied to the surface?
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Re: Signed "Webb"
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2011, 09:26:28 AM »
Yes and thank you...I always enjoy looking at this one but am careful not to touch too often for fear of damaging the little glass beads.
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Re: Signed "Webb"
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2011, 01:20:56 PM »
Glass beads were 'glued' on with enamel and fired so probably reasonably safe for handling. I would have thought the enamel was brushed and then covered in beads - process must be described in Hajdamach's first book, which is not to hand right now.
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Re: Signed "Webb"
« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2011, 05:19:34 PM »
Definitely Thomas Webb & Sons and coralene over satin air trap. Late 19th century/early 20th. Well done


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Re: Signed "Webb"
« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2011, 05:43:10 PM »
Quality always shines through, Tony,  I liked this one the moment I saw it...Coralene eh?  I must look out for a piece of that. Truly lovely.
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