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Cristal France Mark?
« on: January 15, 2013, 04:38:31 PM »
Hi All,
Anyone recognize this mark.  Acid etched into a large lead crystal vase. (The etch is very faint, had to composite two photos to get a reasonable picture.)  The vase looks modern but well made.  It's very heavy, the rim is about 3/4" thick.

My first thought when I saw the faint mark was Baccarat but then seeing that it wasn't I wondered if it was meant to deceive.


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Re: Cristal France Mark?
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2013, 08:27:49 PM »


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Re: Cristal France Mark?
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2013, 08:51:02 PM »
Thanks for the links Anne.  I wondered down that road for a while but didn't see anything that seemed to fit my vase.   Although it seems nicely made I think this vase is probably mass produced made for export fare.   Maybe the mark is a somewhat generic mark used for this, like the generic murano labels that don't attribute to any specific maker.

I did see a couple more representations of the mark...
http://www.ebay.com/itm/CRISTAL-FRANCE-Crystal-Glass-Hexagon-Base-Knob-GOBLET-/190681758067
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Cristal-France-French-Crystal-Tumbler-Octagonal-Arched-/150347812239
http://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/11684618_large-cristal-france-bowl-approx-12-12-diameter
http://pinterest.com/pin/225743000043271123/
http://chataboutdg.com/gallery/img11940.htm
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