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Very large cased ruby red teardrop vase
« on: November 26, 2012, 04:10:29 PM »
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Very large cased ruby red teardrop vase, machine cut rim, measures 200mm tall and weighs a ton!

I have recently see a blue one of these online attributed to Riihimaki, could it be a newer item?

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Re: Very large cased ruby red teardrop vase
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2012, 04:13:37 PM »
This may be from the current Zwiesel production by the looks of it.
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Re: Very large cased ruby red teardrop vase
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2012, 04:19:37 PM »
Many thanks Ivo,

I imagine there's not much value in it then?

It is a gorgeous item though :)
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Re: Very large cased ruby red teardrop vase
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2012, 06:04:03 PM »
These things are not cheap. Perhaps a google round will reveal all including prices?
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Re: Very large cased ruby red teardrop vase
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2012, 07:29:11 PM »
This is from the seller of the blue vase

'I am the point of reference. I had an amber version (sold 2 months ago with
the same description) with an acid mark to the base which resembled the old
Riihi (dog/lion) mark. This was enough to convince me the vase is by Riihi.
I have 7 years of reference notes regarding this vase! Online (glass
specialist) arguments get very tedious. See shape '1361' (a smaller version
of this vase. The finish, glass colour, rim, ripple/toffee base etc all
point to Riihi. It's not seguso, Leerdam, Flavio Poli etc. Those that
question the identity of this vase NEVER put foward another possible maker,
therefore I am certain it can only be Riihi (it also compares well with
other Riihi glass I've handled, regards'

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Re: Very large cased ruby red teardrop vase
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2012, 08:46:26 PM »
ROTFL you meet the nicest people don' t you.
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Re: Very large cased ruby red teardrop vase
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2012, 08:56:31 PM »
I think he took my request the wrong way LOL!
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