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Author Topic: Caithness 'egg' weight question.  (Read 242 times)

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Offline Wuff

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Re: Caithness 'egg' weight question.
« Reply #10 on: October 05, 2019, 06:16:52 PM »
The "Midsummer" series of Collectable Eggs was designed by Colin Terris and issued in 1999 - see attached catalogue page. You'll also find these on Scotland's Glass (scroll down).
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Re: Caithness 'egg' weight question.
« Reply #11 on: October 05, 2019, 06:38:14 PM »
 :) Thank-you so much for tracking that down Wuff.
So your weight is probably Violet, Keith.
I am a little confused - from the images it does look like the big named flower is inside the weight, but according to the info, they are hot worked on the surface.
Are the further cased in clear, after the hot surface working?

We are stuck in the position of having 2D images representing 3D things. And the photos in the catalogue show off the big flower well - but not the darker background and really beautiful bottoms.  ;D
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Re: Caithness 'egg' weight question.
« Reply #12 on: October 05, 2019, 07:48:21 PM »
Thanks Wuff, yes I think your right Sue, Midsummer Violet  ;D ;D

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Re: Caithness 'egg' weight question.
« Reply #13 on: October 05, 2019, 07:59:44 PM »
I am a little confused - from the images it does look like the big named flower is inside the weight, but according to the info, they are hot worked on the surface.
Are the further cased in clear, after the hot surface working?
At the moment there is one on etsy with side views.
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Re: Caithness 'egg' weight question.
« Reply #14 on: October 13, 2019, 12:05:32 PM »
Hi all,

I just wanted to mention that we have a past thread on the GMB on a related set of Caithness pedestal weights - see link below:

https://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,30937.msg180787.html#msg180787

Wuff had started that one....

Those large pedestal weights are gorgeous, as the flowers are also engraved over the top. I have seen a few over the years and own the orchid version. Iif you have the possibility of getting one of these, I would strongly advise to 'bag it'.

I will try and post a photo of it soon.

SophieB


 

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Re: Caithness 'egg' weight question.
« Reply #15 on: October 13, 2019, 02:00:54 PM »
Here it is!!

I concentrated on the engraved flower but you can see the torchwork orchids on both side.

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