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Author Topic: Does anyone have any idea about this clear glass paperweight?  (Read 164 times)

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Offline Smitty

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Does anyone have any idea about this paperweight?
It has the look of the Whitefriars P21 double window pattern but minus the millefiori. The base has a star cut pattern. The diameter of the top polished face is 5 cms. It stands 4.5cms high. Not sure if it meant to be there but there is a nebulous ghostly cloud just visible in the centre of the piece. I acquired several similar shapes as this one along with a load of Whitefriars vases.

Any ideas will be greatly appreciated as I am seriously out of my comfort zone..
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Re: Does anyone have any idea about this clear glass paperweight?
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2019, 01:31:36 PM »
Probably White Friars, I was at the factory in 1972 and bought several like this but without the star cutting in the bottom. They made these as blanks and then attached the millefiori setups later.

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Re: Does anyone have any idea about this clear glass paperweight?
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2019, 02:07:32 PM »
Thanks for the quick response. You have said enough for me to "Move on"
Thanks again.
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Re: Does anyone have any idea about this clear glass paperweight?
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2019, 06:57:50 PM »
It looks like a Webb Corbett to me

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Re: Does anyone have any idea about this clear glass paperweight?
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2019, 12:09:22 PM »
That's exactly what I thought.  :)
It does have extra facets around the bottom, when compared to the colour cased ones with etchings on the base.
I don't imagine that means anything at all. It doesn't have engraving, it isn't cased in a colour.
The extra facets could be the "extra feature" on this particular weight.
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Re: Does anyone have any idea about this clear glass paperweight?
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2019, 05:49:43 AM »
I to, also thought upon seeing it, that it is a weight by Webb Corbett.

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