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Isle of Wight Studio Glass aurene vase, unusual shape
« on: October 21, 2012, 02:44:51 PM »
Well I think it is a shape I have not seen in Aurene before...

It was a swap for a Whitefriars bark vase, oh happy days!

Quite thick and heavy (which surprised me when I picked it up), 13cm tall, usual flame mark to base. I wonder if it is a later piece, given the shape - more 1982 rather than 1974.

Any thoughts?

John



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Re: Isle of Wight Studio Glass aurene vase, unusual shape
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2012, 02:52:02 PM »
I've got a teeny-tiny but half-inch thickglass pin dish in Aurene - it did come in some unusual shapes - there are short fat cylinders which did not become a standard shape later on... there are Mdina bowls this shape though.

Is your vase really bright orange? :o
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Re: Isle of Wight Studio Glass aurene vase, unusual shape
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2012, 03:33:45 PM »
Is your vase really bright orange? :o

Depends how you light it. ;D

Not long to the National now, I will ask Ron about it.

John


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Re: Isle of Wight Studio Glass aurene vase, unusual shape
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2012, 10:13:03 AM »
Here's an image of a couple of Gold Aurene cylinders - non-standard sizes, and an Aurene pin dish, again a non-standard piece.
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Re: Isle of Wight Studio Glass aurene vase, unusual shape
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2012, 04:22:40 PM »
Lovely. ;D

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Re: Isle of Wight Studio Glass aurene vase, unusual shape
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2012, 04:37:44 PM »
We just need the fabby square shaped Aurene perfume bottle our Guinea-pig queen has to complete the picture of really unusual Aurene shapes so far discovered....

unless somebody else knows of more?

There are, of course, my massive cylinders, but I have seen a couple of others.
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