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Offline Paul S.

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possible S&W ice crackle vase.
« on: February 20, 2013, 01:40:11 PM »
Appreciate we've had similar before, so this is by way of showing an attractive piece of glass, and asking at the same time if these are hundred percent S & W pieces  -  having read a previous post I'm not now entirely sure.           

Plain coloured ice crackle turns up quite frequently, in various colours including uranium   -   this general shape with the bulbous foot is quite common   - and pieces do sometimes include the word CELERY  -  but this is the first example with coloured speckles that I've seen in any shape -  so can only assume vastly less common than the plain coloured pieces.
The green inclusions on this one do glow - and height is c. 7" - 180mm.

Thanks for looking and all comments received gratefully :).


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Re: possible S&W ice crackle vase.
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2013, 01:41:53 PM »
I would go with Stephens and Williams/Royal Brierley


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Re: possible S&W ice crackle vase.
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2013, 01:49:05 PM »
thanks Christine :)


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Re: possible S&W ice crackle vase.
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2013, 04:38:06 PM »
sold here as Stevens and Williams Abbey
http://fieldingsauctioneers.co.uk/lot/45676

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Re: possible S&W ice crackle vase.
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2013, 05:48:13 PM »
It's not Abbey though, we've had this discussion before

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Re: possible S&W ice crackle vase.
« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2013, 06:16:38 PM »
yes thought I remembered that but couldn't quite recall details -
here's a link to a 'married' decanter that has Abbey glass for the body to show the difference -
http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,45011.msg250949.html#msg250949
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Re: possible S&W ice crackle vase.
« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2013, 08:20:12 PM »
thanks m  - I knew it wasn't Abbey, as we'd been down that road before and that is a lot different in the overall effect (although colours similar)  -  and I think Andy also had an example of the ice crackle some time back although I wasn't sure of the attribution.

These flecked examples must be reasonably uncommon, but they're very attractive. :)

 

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