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Author Topic: Chunky Constance Spry for show.  (Read 1296 times)

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Offline keith

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Chunky Constance Spry for show.
« on: August 21, 2013, 04:06:46 PM »
Now have a pair of these and at no-where near the price you see on ebay,very pleased, ;D ;D

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Re: Chunky Constance Spry for show.
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2013, 05:12:17 PM »
 ;D
I have no idea what you'd do with one of these, far less two of them, it's very attractive, but what is it?
Cheers, Sue (M)

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Re: Chunky Constance Spry for show.
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2013, 06:01:48 PM »
I presume they are for short stemmed flowers but flowers look better outside and these inside, that 'sticky up bit' is a removable frog,;D ;D

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Re: Chunky Constance Spry for show.
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2013, 06:42:42 PM »
Thyank you for showing the, Keith.

I've seen them before, but never with any kind of frog.

Fred.

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Re: Chunky Constance Spry for show.
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2013, 08:21:20 PM »
Thanks Fred,there are another seven shapes to get,I think,this is the set so far, ;D ;D

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Re: Chunky Constance Spry for show.
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2016, 02:21:15 PM »
Missing Spry, one of the ten maybe?.

Polished pontil not signed.

1312 grams in weight. 

7 1/4 inches in height, 5 inches across the rim and 4 inches across the base.
Chris Parry

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Re: Chunky Constance Spry for show.
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2016, 03:33:27 PM »
Looks right to me, ;D ;D

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Re: Chunky Constance Spry for show.
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2016, 08:01:10 PM »
Keith there is a large basket with loop handle , candlesticks that you can pop an inset in to convert to take a posy they came in a very nice box  and a few other shapes , i sold my collection at Bourne end Auctions last year you may be able to get pictures . i had them many years . Simon Cottle is a fan of Constance Spry Glass he sold an earlier collection for me at Sothebys Bond Street before he moved to Bonhams .


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Re: Chunky Constance Spry for show.
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2016, 08:21:04 PM »
My wife was very much into floral art (not floristry which is what florists do).  Constance Fry was also very much into floral art.  The vases were designed to "disguise" to some extent the stems of the flowers as they are not normally part of a floral arrangement.  I have 2 vases by Brierley Crystal.   I don't think yours will be one of her designs Bruce, they all seem to have the squiggly sides.

Ross
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Re: Chunky Constance Spry for show.
« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2016, 09:22:51 PM »
Thanks JP, I have seen the basket and a pair of candlesticks at a fair last year but the price was too much.
Ross, I have a large vase somewhere between Chris's piece and my signed pieces, the base does look right but difficult to tell from a picture,  ::) ;D ;D

 

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