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Author Topic: Help needed to identify blue cut vases / beakers  (Read 632 times)

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Offline jimbo1

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Help needed to identify blue cut vases / beakers
« on: September 30, 2012, 04:44:38 PM »
Hi All,

Please can someone help me identify theses vases or beakers, I purchased them quite a while ago with the hope that I could trace a maker but after hours of research and countless books I don't seem to be any nearer, I cant even narrow it down to country of origin!!

They look to be quite high quality, they are hand blown, very thin with a polished pontil to the base. Each vase has been cut horizontal and vertical to give a cross-hatch appearance (whoever has done this must be very skilled) when you run your hands over the cutting they feel quite sharp and not smooth. Both are a sky blue colour that starts clear at the top until quite dark at the base.

They are a flared beaker style shape both being slightly over 6" and just over 3" across the top. One weighs 260g and the other 270g

Any help would be much appreciated.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8320/8039817012_e1b054656f.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8451/8039811229_90115f5894.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8313/8039816478_fe1b9262e7.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8462/8039816054_7fb3700690.jpg

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