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Offline Gary

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Monart shape RA
« on: June 04, 2014, 07:07:34 PM »
The beauty of Monart hand blow glass for me is that every piece is basically one of a kind. As shown in picture one. Both vases are same shape code RA and the same size code V11.
The dimensions of the vases are all different apart from the height which is the same.
The RA with colour code 261 was purchased in the same lot as my N shape vase.
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Re: Monart shape RA
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2014, 07:26:02 PM »
I like the curvier one better, but perhaps it's because I like the colourway better.... I don't know!

I like Monart for the same reasons, Gary. Because each piece is an individual. If it weren't for the precise date of the start of the Studio Glass Movement (being 23rd of March 1962), I'd consider Monart to be a pioneer in the movement. I'm not sure that I don't anyway,  ;D particularly following Nigel's talk at the Edinburgh Conference.
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Re: Monart shape RA
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2014, 10:16:36 PM »
I Love that - it reminds me a bit of your IG uranium bowl with the unknown colour code - I can imagine what it looks like in the flesh - so to speak   ;D

I would definitely pick the new one over the other one.

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Re: Monart shape RA
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2014, 07:19:59 PM »
Personally I prefer the one on the left also, it is the abstract colour scheme that does it for me.
I agree with you Sue, the Ysart were pioneers of the studio glass movement. It was Nigel talk on the subject that convinced me.

The IG bowl that I have, has the same splashes of orange/red colour but not uranium.
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Re: Monart shape RA
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2014, 07:32:29 PM »
were you there? (rhetorical question, obviously!)
We must have passed like ships in the night... ;)
Were you too, infuriated that it meant missing the Dennis Mann engraving session? I know Nigel was!

Too many good things all on at the same time, loads of us would have sacrificed eating lunch to get to both.  :'(

I've said this before - the Edinburgh Conference was one of the greatest highlights of my life. 8)
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Re: Monart shape RA
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2014, 07:48:26 PM »
Gary - the one in the uranium Monart post   ??? Quote:

"Below are two images of my latest purchase, it is Monart, shape code IG size code 1V (12 inches wide) colour code unknown,citrine with orange and yellow splashes with bubble inclusions.
When I purchased the piece the vendor mentioned he thought it possibly was uranium glass.
I borrowed a UV light today and it is indeed uranium glass."

Now I'm confused - are we talking about different bowls?

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Re: Monart shape RA
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2014, 08:13:43 PM »
Sorry worded that wrongly, the IG bowl has uranium the RA has not.
It was a great weekend, talking to other Monart collectors, seeing how a paperweight was made and hearing the various talks on glass.
Gary

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Re: Monart shape RA
« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2014, 08:15:06 PM »
Ho - just decided that's what you meant, so please ignore my email comment,
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Re: Monart shape RA
« Reply #8 on: June 05, 2014, 08:23:30 PM »
I've got some photos of Mike Hunter working on the weights - would you like copies?

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Re: Monart shape RA
« Reply #9 on: June 05, 2014, 09:17:28 PM »
I've got some photos of Mike Hunter working on the weights - would you like copies?


Yes please Sue.
Gary

 

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