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Offline BJB

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Car boot finds with Canadian glass vase and label
« on: August 06, 2006, 09:10:16 AM »
Hi All,

Here are some of the things bought yesterday;


Canadian blue vase, paperweights IOW and Strathern/Perthshire, vaseline beads and some cut salts.

http://i5.tinypic.com/23svqtt.jpg

Canadian label

http://i2.tinypic.com/23svrf4.jpg

Loetz vase

http://i1.tinypic.com/23svrwk.jpg

Blenko decanter

http://i4.tinypic.com/23svs5s.jpg

Paperweight (Perthshire or Strathearn not sure which :? )

http://i4.tinypic.com/23svtwn.jp


Carnival glass dishes

http://i4.tinypic.com/23svu6u.jpg

Whitefriars trailed pieces

http://i6.tinypic.com/23svukm.jpg

Barbara.

Better than the stuff I bought from auction last week, three out of the five pieces were damaged when I picked them up, and I am sure they were OK when I viewed them. That is the last time I leave commision bids, if I can't get and view again on the day I will pass :(


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« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2006, 10:08:08 AM »
Thank you for your comment Glen...you sweetie! xx :D  :D

You did so well Barbara!  But you know that.  :wink:  :D

Both your Whitefriars pieces look ok to me, although the (Amethyst?) one looks dark.  I'd like to hear what Emmi says on that one, or maybe it's just a trick of the light.  My book (Jackson) doesn't cover everything.

I'm not entirely sure your decanter is Blenko.  I bought one about 2 years ago, thinking the same, but the stopper was badly finished where it fitted in the bottle.  I deduced that it was a Italian, although there was a striking similarity.  I'm wary of that style of decanter now.  :lol:

Wish I could find those kind of pieces at a bootfair though!  :evil:

PS:  Off to Google the Canadian sticker now.  :wink:
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« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2006, 10:56:46 AM »
What fabulous car boot finds....I have just come back from a particularly large one where I found exactly nothing of interest!

I think your Whitefriars amethyst( and others) looks fine - I am green with envy as it's a colour I really love.  I agree with Max on the "Blenko" decanter.(it is very striking though)  I am no way an authority on either Blenko or Italian for that matter, just a fleeting knowledge in fact, but it does look more Italian to me.


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« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2006, 11:09:40 AM »
:D :D :D

 :? I think the Canadian label reads Giovanni, not Gallilao.

What a haul, Barbara!
Cheers, Sue (M)

Three Wise Women would have asked for directions, arrived on time, delivered the baby, cleaned the stables and made a casserole...

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« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2006, 11:19:02 AM »
I agree with Sue.  :D  I've Googled 'Giovanni' in every permutation I can think of to no avail.  The sticker looks old and I was thinking that maybe it pre-dated Chalet...just conjecture though.

If no-one comes up with anything, perhaps you could mail Michel Blais Gallery (the Chalet Glass man  :wink: ) and ask him if he knows of Giovanni Creations.  Bit cheeky I suppose, but I mailed him once before and had a useful email back from him.

PS  Emmi...that colour amethyst IS gorgeous!
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« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2006, 12:08:16 PM »
Is the stopper a full glass stopper or has it got a plastic sleeve on it - can't quite see on the photo.  I believe the italian ones sometimes has the sleeve?

Oh I really want that amethyst vase....I have an amethyst "corner" and it needs filling out!!! :roll:

PS How tall is it?


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« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2006, 01:24:38 PM »
Hi All,

Thanks for the lovely comments, the Whitefriars measures 7" tall, I shall be listing all three very soon soon, maybe about the 13th August :wink:

Here is a photo of the decanter base and stopper, which is hollow with no plastic sleeve. Leslie Pina has one in amber in the Blenko section of the 50's glass book

http://i4.tinypic.com/23szwar.jpg

And one without the stopper.
http://i3.tinypic.com/23szwus.jpg


The colour dosen't look Italian to me, if anything more Scandinavian with the olive green colour, the glass is very thin and finely blown and doesn't have the va-va-voom of the 1960's Italian glass. I am most probably wrong :?

I think I will post the paperweight on the other board, just to check who made it. I still don't know the difference between Perthshire and Strathearn, apart from if they are marked. Is there one? :oops:

The sticker on the large lips vase looks very 1950's with the paintbrushes, a bit to "cutesy" IYKWIM, rather than the retro 60's look.

Have been to one today, the only thing I have bought is my middle daughers' prom dress, an American designer one for £5.00. If I can persuade her I will post a picture as she looks stunning, but not really a glass thing :lol:

She didn't take much persuading
http://i1.tinypic.com/23t032q.jpg

Barbara


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« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2006, 01:27:36 PM »
I bought a Strathearn on Saturday with an S cane in it.
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« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2006, 01:41:35 PM »
Quote from: "BJB"
Have been to one today, the only thing I have bought is my middle daughers' prom dress, an American designer one for £5.00. If I can persuade her I will post a picture as she looks stunning, but not really a glass thing :lol:

She didn't take much persuading
http://i1.tinypic.com/23t032q.jpg

Barbara

Wow!  What a stunner!  And what an amazing thing to find at a carboot!   :shock:  :D
Leni


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« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2006, 01:44:43 PM »
Your daughter looks beautiful. You had some lovely finds!  :mrgreen: My haul was very thin, in fact it's always thin compared to that lot. Let us know when you are listing the beads please

 

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