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Offline Sandra

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Help ID art glass dish
« on: August 17, 2006, 01:06:55 PM »
Any ideas who made this heavy art glass dish? It measures 17 1/2" " long. Unfortunately the long edge has been chipped.

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Help ID art glass dish
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2006, 07:02:53 AM »
The style was pioneered by Flygsfors (Sweden) in the fifties, however the colour is not - and if it were, it would be marked and there would be a telltale white thread along the edge. I assume there is no signature (naw that would be too easy).
Candidates are Bayel in France, although I have never seen this colour combo from them and Aseda from Sweden.  
Pity about the chip; if it is not too large maybe you can fill it in with clear nail polish. This counts as an acceptable restauration (because reversible) and at least makes it safer to the touch.
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