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Author Topic: Green and Clear Scandinavian? Vase  (Read 511 times)

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Offline SantaR

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Green and Clear Scandinavian? Vase
« on: February 27, 2014, 04:11:00 PM »
I don't know how I would describe this vase, therefore I have had no luck in Googling it.  It has a thick, clear base and then a green bulbous part then a funnel up to a rim that is flat but not cut off.  There is plenty of wear to the base and no pontil mark.  23cm tall, the baser is 5.5cm. I thought initially Empoli because of the green, but I don't think so.

I hope someone can help.

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Re: Green and Clear Scandinavian? Vase
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2014, 07:56:41 PM »
I found the maker after some searching it's a Tamara Aladin for Riihimaki, 70's.  I can't find one exactly like it online though.  I wonder if anyone can tell me the name of this particular vase.  Or maybe a moderator can move this to the Scandinavian section for me?

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Re: Green and Clear Scandinavian? Vase
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2014, 09:31:03 AM »
I would not be surprised if this was made by Aseda, see page 26 (bottom left) of Scandinavian Glass Fire & Sea by Leslie Pina for a vase with the same features but with 2 bulges instead of 1.

I doubt very much this is from Riihimaen Lasi.

John

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Re: Green and Clear Scandinavian? Vase
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2014, 05:56:44 PM »
Well, I don't have the book and I was going on an item by a previous poster on here a few years ago.  However, googling for Aseda I saw the one with the two "bulges" and others with the flared rim, so Aseda it is.  I really don't care who it's by, I just wanted to pin it down.

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Re: Green and Clear Scandinavian? Vase
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2014, 06:24:20 PM »

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Re: Green and Clear Scandinavian? Vase
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2014, 07:27:43 PM »
And if anyone is interested I just found this page about an Aseda exhibition featuring the work of Bo Borgstrom with tons of pictures.
 http://www.50-talskeramik.se/2013/09/utstallning-aseda.html

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Re: Green and Clear Scandinavian? Vase
« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2014, 08:33:19 PM »
Good link. I've added it to the reference section

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Re: Green and Clear Scandinavian? Vase
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2014, 08:52:21 PM »
Fantastic link, thank you for sharing it.
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Re: Green and Clear Scandinavian? Vase
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2014, 11:21:49 PM »
You're most welcome.  I identified something else I have from that link, that I thought I didn't have a hope in hell of doing - so it's been a good day!

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Re: Green and Clear Scandinavian? Vase
« Reply #9 on: February 28, 2014, 11:41:49 PM »
Fantastic link, great set of photos and was that one persons collection?

Now able to identify a vase and a lamp base, very 8)

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