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Author Topic: Definitely not Orrefors as advertised, but who might have made it?  (Read 1110 times)

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Offline ahremck

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I bought this PWt off Ebay from Bulgaria on spec.  I did not believe it to be Orrefors as claimed but it was interesting anyway.  When I complained they refunded the purchase price and I still have it - but now I would like to try to find a maker as in many ways it is well done.


The actual sunbather is a very thin layer c. 5mms above the orange "sand".  The base is only roughly polished and the side stand is finished the same way.  The glass is also a very pale brown - not what I would eexpect form a piece like this if it came out of China.   Otherwise I have to say it is very neatly put together.

An ideas as to where it was made would be appreciated.

Ross
I bamle all snileplg eorrrs on the Cpomuter Kyes.  They confuse my fingers !!!

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Offline Roger H

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Re: Definitely not Orrefors as advertised, but who might have made it?
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2012, 07:44:55 PM »
Its an interesting weight and has several distinguishing characteristics,  I am surprised nobody has narrowed it down as yet. Roger.

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Offline Roger H

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Re: Definitely not Orrefors as advertised, but who might have made it?
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2012, 02:01:30 PM »
Try looking up Phoenician glass Malta   also item num 2007 6044 5629 on ebay, it may be finished now but it looks the same manufacturing process. Regards Roger.

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Re: Definitely not Orrefors as advertised, but who might have made it?
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2012, 02:46:31 PM »
I wonder if it is actually Bulgarian; a Black Sea resort souvenir (There is a Bulgarian glass industry)

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Re: Definitely not Orrefors as advertised, but who might have made it?
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2012, 09:27:56 PM »
could be american as the new jersey area was big on frit weights
cheers Ray

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