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Offline Simba

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Opalescent bonbon dish uranium foot
« on: September 19, 2012, 05:27:48 PM »
My lovely husband bought this lovely dish for me today as an extra present for my birthday (Tomorrow). I know nothing about blown glass so can anyone tell who might have made this and am I correct in calling it opalescent ? :) The foot glows lovely green under UV it very lovely. There is a sharp pontil on the base


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Re: Opalescent bonbon dish uranium foot
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2012, 06:13:42 PM »
The white part is certainly opalescent. The clear to white part will contain whatever it is that turns cloudy white when reheated (arsenic, bone ash?) and the pink will be a very thin ruby (i.e., cranberry ) layer on the inside. My guess would be English rather than Bohemian but I doubt you'll find a maker. Nice one.


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Re: Opalescent bonbon dish uranium foot
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2012, 06:36:12 PM »
Have a lovely birthday to go with your lovely bonbon dish!
Cheers, Sue (M)

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Re: Opalescent bonbon dish uranium foot
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2012, 07:14:44 PM »
 ;D Thank you !! ;D


 

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