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Re: Huge Vera Walther vase - show and tell
« Reply #10 on: November 04, 2012, 05:11:54 PM »
thanks Dirk :)
mine is dated 1985and signed.
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Re: Huge Vera Walther vase - show and tell
« Reply #11 on: November 04, 2012, 05:13:07 PM »
These are definitely the melted-est bottles I've seen recycled; there must be some serious skill to these Cobras.  8)
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Re: Huge Vera Walther vase - show and tell
« Reply #12 on: November 04, 2012, 06:50:30 PM »
My connection was so slow when I read the thread and I didnīt wait
for the picture to blow up...  ::)  ;D
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Re: Huge Vera Walther vase - show and tell
« Reply #13 on: November 04, 2012, 08:20:08 PM »
that's ok  ;D
I love his work - I've added this piece and his link, in the Studio Glass list for the 1980's
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Re: Huge Vera Walther vase - show and tell
« Reply #14 on: November 04, 2012, 10:02:23 PM »
this is my collection of 1 off - the butterfly cup. 
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Re: Huge Vera Walther vase - show and tell
« Reply #15 on: November 04, 2012, 11:53:27 PM »
I love that Ivo.  How is the decoration done?  Is it on the exterior and engraved?
It's very beautiful.
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Re: Huge Vera Walther vase - show and tell
« Reply #16 on: November 05, 2012, 08:17:26 AM »
Tiny little air bubbles inside the glass outlining butterflies and floral motif - and I haven't got a clue how he got them in there.
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Re: Huge Vera Walther vase - show and tell
« Reply #17 on: November 05, 2012, 09:52:36 AM »
He is one of the most interesting makers I've come across - his work can only be described as 'exquisite'.  I did wonder if it might be internal decoration as it seems he has a love of 'encasing' his decoration so it cannot be damaged (well unless dropped or bashed of course).
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Re: Huge Vera Walther vase - show and tell
« Reply #18 on: November 05, 2012, 10:02:49 AM »
Oh yes it is definitely clear cased.
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Re: Huge Vera Walther vase - show and tell
« Reply #19 on: November 05, 2012, 10:49:07 AM »
Some sort of miniature ariel technique, perhaps using a dremmel or stippling tool... ?
Cheers, Sue (M)

Three Wise Women would have asked for directions, arrived on time, delivered the baby, cleaned the stables and made a casserole...

And there WOULD have been peace on earth.

 

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