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Author Topic: Help please with a Frank Thrower daisy? vase  (Read 839 times)

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Offline Bernard C

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Help please with a Frank Thrower daisy? vase
« on: October 14, 2012, 05:57:02 AM »
Help please.

I've been offered what seems to be a large Dartington FT vase and I can't find it in Mark Hill's book or anywhere else.   It is roughly 12" to 14" in height, rectangular in X-section, same all the way from top to bottom with no neck or foot, cut and polished flat rim, and translucent grey in colour.   Each side has three moulded daisy-type flower heads.

Advice or links to further information sought, please.

Bernard C.  8)
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Re: Help please with a Frank Thrower daisy? vase
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2012, 12:22:09 PM »
Bernard

No real help but your description matches a vase which I saw at Kempton last week although what I saw was more blue i think  . I did pick up the vase and think Dartington and checked the base for any mark which there was not. I decided not to buy as it had a small chip.

Roy

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Re: Help please with a Frank Thrower daisy? vase
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2012, 08:11:28 PM »
I think I know the vase you mean Bernard and it was not made by Dartington (as far as I know not Dartington Crystal either and maker still unknown).

Is this the vase? http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-6950

Link to the associated thread: http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,13948.0.html

John

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Re: Help please with a Frank Thrower daisy? vase
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2012, 05:04:19 AM »
Roy It seems that it would have been a poor investment, chipped or perfect!

John Grateful thanks for the links.   That's the vase I was offered, and it will be staying that way.   Over the years I've made too many mistakes when buying, so this is one less.

Other readers If you've not visited the links John provided, please do so, as the vase is very convincing labelled up as FT/Dartington.

Bernard C.  8)
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