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Offline Ivo

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« on: May 11, 2006, 09:18:37 AM »
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6x6 cm miniature
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« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2006, 09:57:10 AM »
:D :shock: :D

Surely that's not Carnival - it looks more lustre!

But it does look a bit Chancey! :lol:
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« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2006, 01:25:38 PM »
Is it Carnival? Could be. Carnival is lustre glass too - depends on your definition. Here's the definition I prefer (I am quoting from my thread "Is it Carnival or is it iridised Art Glass?"
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Carnival Glass is iridised (press) moulded glass, featuring a pattern.

I have deliberately placed the press of press moulded in parenthesis. Some Carnival may be blown into the mould (this is the case for some bulbous articles). But the glass must be moulded - must be iridised - and should have some sort of pattern. That is the intrinsic definition for Carnival.

Ivo, your piece appears to be moulded and is certainly iridised. Is there any pattern or is it totally smooth/plain? 

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« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2006, 01:34:06 PM »
it is completely plain, no trace of a pattern, same as all glass made by the USBent glass/ Chance/ Flamingo school. Of course it could be Leinauer Pfauenauge, it has that sheen, but wasn't that considered OTT fringe carnival?
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« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2006, 01:40:44 PM »
LGW does fall into a Carnival category - but then the pieces so far seen have all had very strong patterns. Is the base glass clear? That could indicate LGW.

It's a kinda border-line Carnival Glass piece really. And very nice too!

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« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2006, 01:51:02 PM »
:D:D:D

I think it's my command of english failing me Glen, :oops: Of course Carnival is lustre! This is a bit different though - it's heavier-looking, though I know you can get very heavily covered Carnival. It's almost shinier than Carnival, but in the sense of being polished smoother.
(I know what I mean....)
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« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2006, 02:29:31 PM »
Forgive me in advance, pleeeeeeez, Sue. But Carnival can have all sorts of iridescent effects.....heavy, rich, smooth, crinkly, radium, silvery, light, thick, stretchy and so on. It can be "polished" and it can be "rough" to the touch.

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« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2006, 02:55:43 PM »
If it is Chance would it not be slump not pressed?
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« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2006, 05:26:00 PM »
:D:D:D

Glen, I'll forgive you anything!

I'll put a post it on my screen:- "ensure brain is in gear before posting"

I think Frank has hit the nail on the head - the finish is of slumped, not pressed, glass.  (IGMC :oops: )
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« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2006, 06:26:50 PM »
:lol:  Sue  :lol:

But heck, if I put a post-it on my screen saying "ensure brain is in gear before posting" I would never post!  :oops:  

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