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Author Topic: "Target" Bud Vase - Swedish, Finnish, Murano?  (Read 1676 times)

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Offline horochar

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"Target" Bud Vase - Swedish, Finnish, Murano?
« on: August 28, 2006, 08:43:00 PM »
I am wondering who produced this heavy glass bud vase.  The colors remind me of the Italian flag, although my instincts tell me Scandinavian.  Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
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« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2006, 08:44:42 PM »
Hi Charles,
Made by Walther glass in the 1970's.
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« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2006, 09:01:11 PM »
oooh I really like those - everytime one comes up on eBay I get outbid on it grrrrrrrrrrrrrr - good find Charles!

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« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2006, 09:17:30 PM »
They pop up quite frequently (and cheaply) on eBay.de - they're usually listed as 'Panton glasvaser' or somesuch.

But they sell well here in the UK.

Edit:
Ah, here we go:

AUCTION

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« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2006, 09:25:41 PM »
Pip-
I paid $22 for mine at an antique store, hoping to resell to offset cost of a couple of Murano splurges.   :cry:  Life is hard.  Happy bidding, but if you don't win the auction for the pair being offered now on eBay Deutschland -- see edit to prior post -- contact me.
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« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2006, 09:26:42 PM »
Quote from: "Pinkspoons"
They pop up quite frequently (and cheaply) on eBay.de - they're usually listed as 'Panton glasvaser' or somesuch.

But they sell well here in the UK.


LOL thanks for the link Nic - it's that old 'Panton Eames' chestnut again  :roll:

EDIT - thanks also Charles - I shall keep my beady eyes on those two babies!

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« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2006, 09:31:23 PM »
Hi Pip,  :lol:

I have bought off this lady and she packs her pieces really well.

Charles,
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« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2006, 03:50:33 PM »
What a co-incidence - watching the daytime TV bargain/antiques programmes today (as you do!) on Cash in the Attic they had a whole collection of these vases in various sizes and shapes.  The expert wrongly attributed them as Pukeberg - they were then taken along to Ron Wheeler for his consideration (from Artius Glass and contributor to this board) who correctly identified them as Walther.  Nice one Ron!

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