Looking for Glass on ebay? Angela's Designer Searches can help! Click here!

Author Topic: Glass head  (Read 1084 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline chuggy

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 826
  • Gender: Male
Glass head
« on: August 17, 2006, 06:44:16 PM »
Bought this recently the quality isn't up to much but it's funky and looks great with the light behind it. Any ideas where it's from, I suspect Eastern Europe or Asia, but anyone know.

http://i8.tinypic.com/24vqwpv.jpg

Paul
There is no distance on earth as far away as yesterday.


Offline pamela

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 2386
  • Gender: Female
    • Pressed Glass 1840-1950
    • Hamburg, Germany
    • http://www.pressglas-pavillon.de
Glass head
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2006, 09:07:31 PM »
very Picasso in design isn't it?  :D
Pamela
http://www.pressglas-pavillon.de
http://www.glas-musterbuch.de

Experience teaches that anyone who begins to collect in any field can feel a change in his soul. He becomes a joyful man filled with a deeper empathy, and a more open understanding of worldly things moves his soul.    (Alfred Lichtwark 1852 1914)


Offline Pat

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 530
Glass head
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2006, 09:42:02 PM »
I quite like these head things except that they scare me. I could not live with one.
No retreat, No surrender.


Offline chuggy

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 826
  • Gender: Male
Glass head
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2006, 09:48:51 PM »
I find that I'm getting more into the waccy and abstract pieces as I get older. This particular one was less than £20 including postage which I thought a real must have price.
Paul
There is no distance on earth as far away as yesterday.


Offline Pat

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 530
Glass head
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2006, 09:54:51 PM »
I keep fancying a Kosta Brain but they give me the creeps.
No retreat, No surrender.


Offline chuggy

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 826
  • Gender: Male
Glass head
« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2006, 09:56:37 PM »
Trouble with those is there are so many different ones how on earth do you pick one.
Paul
There is no distance on earth as far away as yesterday.


Offline Max

  • Global Moderator
  • Members
  • *
  • Posts: 3473
  • Gender: Female
Glass head
« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2006, 07:44:05 AM »
I'm beginning to think that Paul and I have similar tastes...we'd have to sharpen our elbows at a bootfair!   :shock: I really like this colourful head, I wonder if the base might be the deciding factor in attribution?  

My friend does glass fusing - is it ok if I forward her a copy of the photo and ask if she has any idea on a maker?  Or country of origin?
I am not a man


Offline chuggy

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 826
  • Gender: Male
Glass head
« Reply #7 on: August 18, 2006, 09:29:40 AM »
Oh dear Max similar taste to me, then you must need some therapy!!!
Sure send on to your friend, the base looks similar to those I've seen on modern Czech pieces but not at all certain.
Paul
There is no distance on earth as far away as yesterday.


Offline RAY

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 988
Glass head
« Reply #8 on: August 18, 2006, 05:18:03 PM »
this one was on my list, i thought Italian, but i was watching a programme on slump glass and it's making on Sky a couple of weeks ago and a studio in England was making faces same as the one you have Paul, dont ask me who cause they did't say and was only on for about 50 seconds
cheers Ray


Offline chuggy

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 826
  • Gender: Male
Glass head
« Reply #9 on: August 18, 2006, 09:50:46 PM »
Thanks Ray I reckon this will be one of those things that will turn up when least expected, be nice to eventually pin it down though.
Paul
There is no distance on earth as far away as yesterday.

 



This Website is provided by Angela Bowey, PO Box 113, Paihia 0247, New Zealand