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Offline Lustrousstone

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« on: June 09, 2006, 07:31:33 PM »
I'm sure I've seen it on here but can I find it :?: I can even remember that it was with a blue, green and white splodgy one that I'm sure was identified a Caithness. Not sure whether the base is polished and well worn or not polished. Click to enlarge
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« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2006, 11:33:22 AM »
Do I take it from the deafening silence that it is Chinese? :cry:


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« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2006, 11:45:12 AM »
Sorry, Christine :oops:

I think the answer is 'Probably'.  It could be Scandi, but the slightly bubbly glass says to me it's more likely Chinese.  

It's cleverly done, and attrractive, anyway, isn't it?   :D
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« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2006, 02:45:02 PM »
I like it, particularly the 'coated' bubbles. It was only £2


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« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2006, 07:27:37 PM »
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It was only £2

Bargain!  :D  I have a few in this and similar styles, and I reckon to pay not more than £6.00 or thereabouts.  Interesting techniques, and well worth the money, IMNSHO  :wink:
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« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2006, 08:34:06 AM »
Suddenly occurs to me that of course this weight could be by Langham glass!  I have seen this sort of 'coated bubble' done by them.

They usually have a label, but this could easily have been removed.  What is the base like, Christine?
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« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2006, 09:43:53 AM »
I saw a similar if not identical paperweight in a truck stop in Iowa 2 weeks ago. (Long story of why I was in a truck stop in IA  :lol: )

They had big glass display cases of all types of Art Glass.  To  my extreme irritation the price tag was over all the labels  :x   But given the prices in the $19.99 to $49.99 range for large pieces I suspect they are Far East in origin.


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« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2006, 01:27:26 PM »
The base is ground but not polished with some wear. Thanks both for your thoughts


 

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