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Offline adam20

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Textured Ashtray
« on: September 24, 2012, 04:28:50 PM »
Ashtray in smoky glass with texture to outer sides very much in scandinavian style - 3.5" diam, 2" high - flat polished base with no marks, thick walls that have been finely polished to rim - bought today and wondered if anyone had ideas.

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Re: Textured Ashtray
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2012, 04:36:35 PM »
The colour and texture make me think Klinger, early 1960s, ZBS.
Or I could be completely mistaken.
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Re: Textured Ashtray
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2012, 04:44:38 PM »
I would agree -- that acid etched pattern and aubergine brown colour look very much ZBS.
Just one thing to add: in an older thread someone brought up that this colour was possibly later, 1980s or so...
(but not sure if this is true)

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Re: Textured Ashtray
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2012, 07:55:52 PM »
Have you any pics or links to similar, I am just learning about Czech factories. I have only seen the biomorphic type ZBS by Klinger.

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Re: Textured Ashtray
« Reply #4 on: September 24, 2012, 08:29:40 PM »
You can find examples of this texture on Jan Kilian's site: http://www.glaskilian.de/Aced.690.0.html?&L=1  Also, Jindrich's Ceskoslovenske Sklo website: http://www.webareal.cz/ceskoslovenskesklo/25-STARE-CLANKY-OLD-ARTICLES/1004-Miloslav-Klinger
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Re: Textured Ashtray
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2012, 08:53:10 PM »
Hi Adam,
and I have a vase in colourless glass with an identical decoration >> Link

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Re: Textured Ashtray
« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2012, 04:11:01 PM »
Thanks Anik and Michael. That looks like a positive ID. ZBS.

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Re: Textured Ashtray
« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2012, 07:06:48 PM »
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