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Author Topic: Rose Bowl ID help please  (Read 2026 times)

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Offline mike_rexann

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Rose Bowl ID help please
« on: June 23, 2006, 07:04:36 PM »

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« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2006, 07:23:52 PM »
Hi Mike Welcome to the board. Nice bowl, nice photos but you missed the important one - the base.

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« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2006, 07:28:08 PM »

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« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2006, 07:45:43 PM »
Don't know who made it but that nice base pic should help because it gives clues as to how it was made. I would guess that the white layer was blown into a small mould and then placed in a larger mould and a blue gather blown inside that to expand the lot  - but I'll let the experts tell me I'm wrong.

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« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2006, 08:03:10 PM »
I have seen Bohemian rose bowls on ebay with this kind of pattern and the pattern on the base is usually off-centre like this. I think this might be different as it's not made the same way and the colour is very much different.

Just thinking out loud.  :)

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« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2006, 08:06:28 PM »
Thanks for the help so far, I found the piece in Kalamazoo,MI at a thrift store.

Michael

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« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2006, 08:48:00 PM »
Like this one.
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Loetz-Style-Glass-Bowl_W0QQitemZ7422508164QQihZ016QQcategoryZ14QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Similar, but still not enough evidence to suggest that it's Bohemian.

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« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2006, 09:05:34 PM »
I agree that the shape looks Bohemian, but to me it says Italian more - due to the colour.  I hope someone pops along that can decide!   :D
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« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2006, 09:23:12 PM »
I agree Max, it is not unusual to see a wavy rim like this on Italian glass and I think the Italians also made this style of pattern as far as I can remember.  :)

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« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2006, 04:37:34 AM »
TC — all fire-finished rims on pattern-moulded blown glass look like this, so it doesn't help with attribution.   On the shelf above me I can see several pieces of English glass with this rim.   I've seen them actually doing this on Murano, but that's simply because Murano is where we go every year to watch glass being made.

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