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Offline Tigerchips

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« on: June 05, 2006, 09:31:09 PM »
Okay, I really like this, not just because it's got stripes, I just think it's absolutely stunning. So probably not everyone's taste. My parents don't look at it in the same way I do.  :lol:

Anyway, the decanter is 7.50 inches high. It is nicely cut and polished on the rim. The glasses have also been polished on the rim.

(http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/albums/userpics/10011/thumb_Picture%2047999.jpg)

You stunna!

Perhaps it could be Belgium? Any comments welcome.  :)

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« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2006, 06:41:57 AM »
Nice one, Tiga. Belgium is a very good guess, Laeken crystal is the one you'd be looking for.  The however is that similar decoration was used by a decorator firm called the Podbira brothers in Novy Bor. Both firms decorated outside blanks and have so far stayed out of the limelight: very little is known about them.

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« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2006, 06:21:33 PM »
Lipper & Mann creations, Bohemia glass?

After googling I found that Lipper & Mann are Japanese. The sticker is found on pottery as well as glass.

So Bohemia glass is an importer/exporter label and Lipper & Mann is the name of the importer/exporter?

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« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2006, 07:29:48 PM »
"Creations" = marketing speak
Yes importers but not Japanese, American

Lipper & Mann
Lipper International http://www.lipperinternational.com/AboutUs/history.asp
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« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2006, 08:54:16 PM »
Just thought I'd show this little stripey beauty. It's in the palest amber uranium glass. The dinky little glasses are just 4 cm tall by 4.5 cm wide. For schnapps or something similar I presume. Click to enlarge, please excuse camera shake!
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« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2006, 10:08:20 PM »
Wow, there's a lovely Art Deco shape to that.  8)

I also like the Binini style figure inside it too.  :wink:

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« Reply #6 on: June 08, 2006, 03:05:02 AM »
Hi Tiger

Lovely set

I have been looking through my 'Novy Bor und Umgebung' book and Ivo is right 'Podbira Bruder' of Haida 1885 - 1940s made sets like these.

I should also like to mention 'Rasche Adolf' of Haida 1910 - 1940s there is a picture in my book of a set very like yours by this company which were noticeably prolific exporters of such wares up until the 1940s.

Just a suggestion company wise - but to me it has something of the Bohemian art deco about it.

Thanks

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« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2006, 08:59:21 PM »
Thanks, that gives me a good start on my search for this item, still searching... Searchin everywere, I'm like that North West Mountie, you'll know i'll find it some day.

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