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Author Topic: i.d of Green glass urn wit stepped foot ID = Whitefriars pattern 9156  (Read 744 times)

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Offline I love all Glass

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i.d of Green glass urn witH stepped foot

I picked up at car boot, was real dirty, has lovely green tinge to glass, has polished base with polished pontil, and rounded polished rim also, with a little spiral going to pontil and ending on the underside of stepped base. Any ideas to age, is quite heavy at about 1.4kg and 25cm tall on a 11cm base,, a very classy feel to it. Thanks for any suggestions S.

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Re: i.d of Green glass urn wit stepped foot
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2012, 01:26:36 PM »
Check it for uranium content

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Re: i.d of Green glass urn wit stepped foot
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2012, 06:39:18 PM »
Hello there, no reaction at all to UV

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Re: i.d of Green glass urn wit stepped foot
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2012, 11:35:29 AM »
I'm sure you'll find that this is Powell/Whitefriars. I'm not good on colours for them, but Emerald comes to mind.

Nigel

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Re: i.d of Green glass urn wit stepped foot
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2012, 03:45:18 PM »
I am sure your right Nigel , i thought where have i seen one of those before , like you i am not good with W/Fs colours but if it aint emerald  how about one of the sky blues as they can look different on camera ? jp

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Re: i.d of Green glass urn wit stepped foot
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2012, 10:36:51 PM »
Hi there, the picture is quite close to colour(maybe a bit darker and clearer in reality), I would say it is definitely a green though, cheers

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Re: i.d of Green glass urn wit stepped foot
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2012, 11:10:28 PM »
'Tis indeed pattern number 9156 in Emerald green

Chris

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Re: i.d of Green glass urn wit stepped foot ID = Whitefriars pattern 9156
« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2012, 10:05:28 AM »
I looked at that yesterday Chris.  It is certainly very similar but the top part of the vase  pictured by the OP is somewhat different.  Much shorter in the catalogue photo, more extended in the photos above. 

http://www.whitefriarsorg.org/memb1/cat-40/p22.jpg

But I would agree it is likely a Whitefriars vase in the Emerald colour, maybe just slightly different to the catalogue as a
one off version?

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Re: i.d of Green glass urn wit stepped foot ID = Whitefriars pattern 9156
« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2012, 10:36:44 AM »
Had the pattern number and a line drawing in my notes from a Sea green one I had which sold well coincidently but that was about 5 years ago.
Yes it does differ from the line drawing in the catalogue in your link, maybe a poor artist like me. It from the 1940  catalogue I presume? is it in any other catalogue. Do you still have the 'big book' should be in there will have a look through the Jackson book.
Confident Nigel is correct though it is Whitefriars '30s
Chris :)
 

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Re: i.d of Green glass urn wit stepped foot ID = Whitefriars pattern 9156
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2012, 04:01:03 PM »
Yes it is from the 1940 catalogue.  Can't find it elsewhere but then there is not a lot of earlier cats.  No it is not in the MOL book, other than the line drawing already shown above.

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