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Offline keith

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4 inches high with paper label saying 'Royal Brierley Art Glass' smooth matt finish,looks like fused enamel on the surface,pock-marked with 'burst' bubbles,is there a term for this treatment?


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Re: Another Royal Brierley variation.
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2012, 04:48:39 PM »
Looks like a similar effect to their more usual Studio stuff, perhaps same technique but using different materials.

I saw a bit of Brierley Studio the other day, a plain coloured posy vase with simple cut decoration. Sadly no photos.

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Re: Another Royal Brierley variation.
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2012, 05:49:37 PM »
Thanks John,although this has a different feel and is nothing like the other pieces I have,all smooth and polished this is the first I've seen like this ??? ;D


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Re: Another Royal Brierley variation.
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2012, 03:35:45 PM »
quote...............'pock-marked with 'burst' bubbles,is there a term for this treatment?'.................yes, it's called seconds ;D           I do like the colours though, Keith, attractive.


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Re: Another Royal Brierley variation.
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2012, 03:43:47 PM »
 ::) ;D


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Re: Another Royal Brierley variation.
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2012, 05:26:32 PM »
Yet another name for it (but in ceramics) could be "Fat Lava". I'm sure it must be a silimar sort of enamel.
It looks as if they've used the general Harris design, but managed to incorporate this sort of finish.

I'm rather impressed with it. :)
Cheers, Sue (M)

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Re: Another Royal Brierley variation.
« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2012, 07:05:45 PM »
Thanks Sue,rather like it myself,have a few 'fat lava' vases but hadn't thought of the connection ;D ;D


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Re: Another Royal Brierley variation.
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2012, 07:38:10 PM »
I thought that to qualify for 'fat/thick lava', there needed to be some heavy or thick textural surface lava/dripping/pumice, similar to the ceramics of that name :) :)


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Re: Another Royal Brierley variation.
« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2012, 11:38:07 PM »
In regards to West German pottery (fat-lava) I heard somewhere that the description related to heavy glazes and the term fat-lava was a bad translation from the German,if I heard correctly ::) ::) ;D


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Re: Another Royal Brierley variation.
« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2012, 10:40:14 AM »
 ;D

It is. I think the word "gros", meaning large, got mistranslated into "fat".
However, this looks like "thin" lava, if you like  ;D - I was referring to the actual surface texture of the enamel, not its thickness.
Cheers, Sue (M)

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