No-one likes general adverts, and ours hadn't been updated for ages, so we're having a clear-out and a change round to make the new ones useful to you. These new adverts bring in a small amount to help pay for the board and keep it free for you to use, so please do use them whenever you can, Let our links help you find great books on glass or a new piece for your collection. Thank you for supporting the Board.

Having the right books is a great aid in identifying glass.
To help you find the most useful books we have put together "book-seek.com"
Why not take a look on book-seek.com

Author Topic: ID Help - Perthshire?  (Read 706 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline tropdevin

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 2386
  • Gender: Male
    • Paperweights
    • England
    • My Paperweights Website
ID Help - Perthshire?
« on: June 14, 2012, 10:31:13 AM »
***

Much about the paperweight shown below suggests Perthshire Paperweights to me - the canes, the ground, the base finish...but I cannot spot it in the Perthshire book.  It could be a late design, or an experimental piece, or I may have missed it!  Any thoughts welcome.

Diameter 2 5/8 inch / 69 mm; height 1 7/8 inch / 49 mm.

Alan
Alan
"There are two rules for ultimate success in life. Number 1: Never tell everything you know."

The comments in this posting reflect the opinion of the author, Alan Thornton, and not that of the owners, administrators or moderators of this board. Comments are copyright Alan Thornton.
 http://www.pwts.co.uk

Support the Glass Message Board by finding a book via book-seek.com


Offline glasstrufflehunter

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 584
    • My Yahoo 360 page & Paperweight Blog
Re: ID Help - Perthshire?
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2012, 09:52:39 PM »
Definitely shaped like one and it has a very tidy setup like Perthshire. That sorta felt-like red ground looks like one too. The only other maker I have seen use that ground is McDougall which stands to reason as he was the gaffer at Perthshire.
I collect Scottish and Italian paperweights and anything else that strikes my fancy.

My Paperweight Blog

Support the Glass Message Board by finding glass through glass-seek.com


 

Look for glass on
 ebay.co.uk 
Look for glass on
 eBay.com (US)

Link to Glass Encyclopedia
Link to Glass Museum


This Website is provided by Angela Bowey, PO Box 113, Paihia 0247, New Zealand