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Offline Catisfaction

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Can anyone educate me about Schwepnitz glass?
« on: February 04, 2012, 05:50:40 PM »
I found a lovely Pink serving piece with a grape leaf motif yesterday, I don't have pictures but I have ID'd it as Weinlaub by Schwepnitz
http://www.glas-musterbuch.de/Schwepnitz-1936.131.0.html

I'm wondering if anyone can educate me a little about this manufacturer. I'm assuming they were German, but then Austria has a similar language.

Would love to learn. And yay for having a new piece to add to my European Glass collection!


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Re: Can anyone educate me about Schwepnitz glass?
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2012, 05:03:55 PM »
Ivo's glass fact a-z gives some info., part of which states ...

German, started 1936, originally Glasfabrik Horst Walter GmbH; became VEB Glaswerk Schwepnitz in 1951; then various name changes within VEB over the years.
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Re: Can anyone educate me about Schwepnitz glass?
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2012, 05:46:06 PM »
Thank you Kevin


 

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