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Offline ahremck

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Slightlu unusual IOW Azurene
« on: September 30, 2012, 11:47:58 AM »
This IOW Azurene is 3' in diameter and about the same tall.  It is a silver & gold one with the metal on the surface I think.  The unusual feature to me is the interior of the PWT which is translucent(I assume it is white).  The outer glass layer seems to be only about a qaurter of an inch deep and is clear.  Then inside that is the blue translucent ball that gives the colour to it.  All of my other Azurene weights have clear glass inners and I am wondering how common the inner/outer layer technique was?

Ross
I bamle all snileplg eorrrs on the Cpomuter Kyes.  They confuse my fingers !!!


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Re: Slightlu unusual IOW Azurene
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2012, 12:20:37 PM »
The colour you have there would seem to be Turquoise, given Azure was a clear blue, although of a similar shade.
To quote from Mark's book; p88 (with picture on p89)
"Turquoise was only produced in '86 and '87 and is scarce."
The picture, which is of a small bowl, looks exactly the same colour, and I can make out whitish bits in it.
Turquoise fits excactly with your description. :)
I'm afraid I can't help with the construction of the piece.
Cheers, Sue (M)

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Re: Slightlu unusual IOW Azurene
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2012, 11:28:04 PM »
 :D :D :D Thanks for the prompt response Sue.  I have Hill's book and never thought to consult it.

Ross
I bamle all snileplg eorrrs on the Cpomuter Kyes.  They confuse my fingers !!!


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Re: Slightlu unusual IOW Azurene
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2012, 10:41:50 AM »
There are catalogues at the back for each year of production the book covers, you can work out the years certain colours and shapes were used from these.
But it's even easier when the information is in the text, where there are descriptions of all the different colourways and designs under each named range.  ;D
Cheers, Sue (M)

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