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Author Topic: At last! A vase with an applied beach towel!  (Read 1729 times)

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Offline Tigerchips

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At last! A vase with an applied beach towel!
« on: March 18, 2006, 10:44:03 PM »
I seem to be the only one in my family that likes this. It reminds me of a beach with a bright sunny blue sky and all. Not an English beach though.

Really thick heavy glass with an applied, um, strap of glass around the middle.
(http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/albums/userpics/10011/thumb_Picture%20970.jpg)(http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/albums/userpics/10011/thumb_Picture%20971.jpg)(http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/albums/userpics/10011/thumb_Picture%20972.jpg)(http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/albums/userpics/10011/thumb_Picture%20973.jpg)(http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/albums/userpics/10011/thumb_Picture%20981.jpg)


IMHO, I would have expected a better finish to the base. The base is slightly frosted. I presume this means it hasn't been polished? A few bubbles in the glass too.

Please don't say Chinese. Well, okay, you can say Chinese if you want to.  :lol:

Chinese is good as it sells quite well at my local Antique Fair.  8)

Any ideas? Thank you.  :)

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Re: At last! A vase with an applied beach towel!
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2006, 06:48:28 AM »
Quote from: "Tigerchips"
I seem to be the only one in my family that likes this.


Good piece, great colours, nice shape. Have you thought of doing something about your family?

Looks like an unsigned Unica - well it has to be, there can not be a second like it... Country of origin - maybe Britain, maybe Belgium, maybe Poland.
works especially well with daffodils.

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Re: At last! A vase with an applied beach towel!
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2006, 10:37:37 AM »
Quote from: "Ivo"
Good piece, great colours, nice shape. Have you thought of doing something about your family?

I'd send them to a good home, but they're not old enough yet.  :lol:

Thanks, i'm glad it's not just me that likes it.  :o

I especially like the way the blue bits shine up onto the rim (etc) giving it a slight blue tint inside the clear glass. I got it from the same place as my Colin Brown vase so perhaps it's from a collector of modern studio glass.  :D

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At last! A vase with an applied beach towel!
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2006, 11:49:28 AM »
Tigger, I really like your glass :P  (no matter where its from)

Can I ask.......how do you get to display your pictures in the way you have on the actual message.  I only know how to add a link. :? Thanks :P
Anne E.B

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At last! A vase with an applied beach towel!
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2006, 12:11:02 PM »
Anne here is the code for the first picture:
Code: [Select]
[url=http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/albums/userpics/10011/Picture%20970.jpg]
[img]http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/albums/userpics/10011/thumb_Picture%20970.jpg[/img][/url]
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« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2006, 02:42:20 PM »
Oooh that looks well 'ard! :?  but I'll have a go :lol:  Thanks.
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« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2006, 02:55:02 PM »
Here's the long explanation:

On the "Post A Reply" page:
Click on Img button
Click on Img button again.
Highlight (http://)
Click on URL button
Add an = after the first Url

It should look like this
(http://)

Frank has given a clue as to where to paste the links. Paste the large picture link first and then the thumbnail picture link.

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« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2006, 04:00:16 PM »
Thanks Tigger :lol:
Anne E.B

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