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Offline Nick77

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Early piece from the very dawn of paperweight making or...
« on: January 27, 2013, 04:27:48 PM »
.......more likely some glassmaker in a bottle factory having a play?
This has been sitting unloved in a corner for a little while, came in a mixed lot of paperweights, the camera was out and it caught my eye so here it is for your thoughts. Has me baffled.

Nick


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Re: Early piece from the very dawn of paperweight making or...
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2013, 09:39:21 PM »
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Hi Nick

I have seen all sorts of odds and ends of glass that are vaguely paperweight shaped and sized, and I suspect that workers playing around in the factories is the right explanation!

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Re: Early piece from the very dawn of paperweight making or...
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2013, 09:58:41 PM »
how big is it nick?
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Re: Early piece from the very dawn of paperweight making or...
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2013, 04:20:34 PM »
Its not completely round but it's roughly 3 inches diameter an 1 5/8 thick (75mm x 35mm)

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