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Offline ginfor

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« on: August 13, 2006, 04:10:49 AM »
Current best guess on this vase is Baccarat.  French generally seems most likely anyway with Belgian a second choice.  It's mould-blown in a three part mold with the raised area stained a purple-ish cranberry and the background done in waves.  It's a lower end attempt to get the cameo look.  It may well be one of those that just can't quite be confirmed, but I'd like to try.
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« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2006, 07:09:33 AM »
it looks related to the blue vine cameo I asked about some time ago (click here for thread) - but the finish is different, so maybe you're looking at an early Kosta piece instead.

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« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2006, 12:07:10 PM »
Hi Forrest I would say Cameo fleur, Thomas Webb & Sons early1930s.

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« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2006, 12:35:15 PM »
Photo removed as it is a copyright image.

Photos taken from "british glass between the wars"

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« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2006, 01:13:45 PM »
If the flower is a lily then I agree. According to Art, Feat and Mystery, HW Woodward, these were made in tulip and lily pattern moulds, the background was etched away then the whole finished in the engraving/etching shop by craftsmen. Pseudo-cameo came in gold ruby, blue amethyst, amber, green and citron

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« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2006, 02:07:40 PM »
Ivo,
Was yours stained blue, or was it two colors of glass?

Definitely not Webb Cameo Fleur, which is a cut-back glass.  This vase was moulded all clear, one layer of glass, and then stained with the amethyst color.  It's not just faux cameo; it's very faux cameo.....but still an older piece.

I wouldn't say it's unusually heavy, but it's at least medium weight. Height is about 9 inches.

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« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2006, 03:19:35 PM »
no mine was cobalt cased mould blown and acid treated.

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