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Re: Any idea of the maker of this concentric?
« Reply #10 on: December 17, 2012, 09:41:41 AM »
Hi Don.

The central group, five spaced circles and garland is a common Saint-Louis pattern, but the canes look to be a very strong colour for Saint-Louis: they are more like some of the late 19th - early 20th century Baccarat and Baccarat Dupont colours.  But I do not recognise the canes as being from a specific factory.  Does the glass have as much cording / sugaring as the images suggest, or is it just how the pictures have turned out?

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Re: Any idea of the maker of this concentric?
« Reply #11 on: December 17, 2012, 10:11:18 AM »
Hi Alan, Thank you for your response.... I will take some better photos of the little critter and add some measurements to a post later today... I am at work at the moment.. Don


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Re: Any idea of the maker of this concentric?
« Reply #12 on: December 17, 2012, 08:20:37 PM »
Alan good evening. Here are some new photos and hope they help. The glass is a bit streaky and there are some bits of debris at the millefiori /dome interface. Thank you for your help

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Re: Any idea of the maker of this concentric?
« Reply #13 on: December 17, 2012, 10:16:08 PM »
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Hi Don.

Thanks for the additional images.  All things considered, I am going to vote for antique Saint-Louis from the 1845 - 1860 period.  Thewhite/blue/pink canes in the garland are very much their style, as is the design.

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Re: Any idea of the maker of this concentric?
« Reply #14 on: December 17, 2012, 11:58:07 PM »
If we are voting, then I will agree with Alan.  It is a typical St. Louis design, but often St. Louis will alternate between two colors (other than white) in the outer ring.  The alternating strong blue and white colors is unusual. 
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Re: Any idea of the maker of this concentric?
« Reply #15 on: December 18, 2012, 06:49:46 PM »
Thanks Allan and Alan...I will try and find another puzzler just to keep you both honed, but I suspect that it was an easy one once I put better photos up. Don

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Re: Any idea of the maker of this concentric?
« Reply #16 on: December 18, 2012, 07:49:38 PM »
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Please do not feel that you have to present a challenge!

Life provides more than enough without extra ones from the GMB.... ;D


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