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Offline WhatHo!

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Quality heavy cut vase
« on: December 06, 2012, 02:01:09 PM »
Hi Guys, any help would be great.
Its a quality piece, 8 1/2" tall and thick glass which weighs 1.7kgs! The base has polished pontil and has been ground flat. Its has 4 hoops with incised cuts which are in columns.  No sig.
I have asked a few glassys and i have had pos Czech, Scandi and Keith Murray S&W, so im at a loss on this one.
Any ideas? TIA Wolfie
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Re: Quality heavy cut vase
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2012, 03:12:53 PM »
I don't recognise it, but I think it's lovely!
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Re: Quality heavy cut vase
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2012, 03:20:21 PM »
I'd have said a much more recent production than the Murray period - hoops make me think of Finland.      Does it have a lead glass ring?
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« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2012, 03:40:58 PM »
I have its smaller brother somewhere - just one ring - and I have always assumed it is Polish.
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Re: Quality heavy cut vase
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2012, 07:11:55 AM »
I haven't seen it before, so I can only speculate. Might be German given the thick clear crystal look, in which case Nachtmann would be my first suspect.

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« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2012, 01:53:54 PM »
think I'd agree with Astrid's rationale.

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Re: Quality heavy cut vase
« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2012, 01:08:07 PM »
What Ho! I just heard back from Nachtmann and its not one of their designs, any other ideas guys? @Paul S its very thick so it doesn't ring very well but I would say it is lead glass.
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Re: Quality heavy cut vase
« Reply #7 on: December 13, 2012, 02:50:48 PM »
70´s Josephinenhütte might be another option. I already had a ramble though Pamela´s site
Glas-Musterbuch - to no avail unfortunately, but I knew there was some at least remotely similar
stuff there which made me think towards that direction:
http://www.glas-musterbuch.de/Josephinenhuette-1970.137+B6YmFja1BJRD0xMzcmcHJvZHVjdElEPTYxNzAmcGlkX3Byb2R1Y3Q9MTM3JmRldGFpbD0_.0.html
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Re: Quality heavy cut vase
« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2012, 06:05:39 AM »
What Ho! I just heard back from Nachtmann and its not one of their designs, any other ideas guys?

Wow, you got Nachtmann to give you any info? How did you accomplish that miracle? I'm sceptic anyone there even knows anything about non-current designs... If it's one of the smaller German companies, it's even more difficult to ever attribute it, there were hunderds of those until the '80s, almost no catalogue info survives.

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Re: Quality heavy cut vase
« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2012, 05:47:29 PM »
Hi, i filled in the online form saying that had a vase to ID. A guy wrote back and he ask me to send him the pics and said its wasnt a nachtmann design, easy!
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