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Offline catshome

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« on: September 01, 2006, 05:58:32 PM »
Thanks to the answers to the question about books I have ordered Smoke & Ice, and Fire & Sea, but I've ordered them in the USA (they are so much more in my price range there) and I won't be able to get them for a while.

In the meantime, I wondered if anyone can help with this bowl :

http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3082

and this is it's bottom with 3 really unusual "raspberry prunt" feet :

http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3081

Approximately 9.5" in diameter.............depending where you measure it, and very heavy.

I also wanted to ask if I could have found out for myself if I already had those 2 books?

Thank you
Cat

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« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2006, 07:01:27 PM »
Cat, your bowl is a little like a plate I have by Humppila designed by Pertti Santalahti but reminds me more of a bowl I've seen by Tauno Wirkkala (brother of Tapio) also for Humppila.  Just a hunch though, it  might give you something to search on if nothing else :-)

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« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2006, 08:47:31 PM »
Hi Pip,

What a fabulous website - I don't know anything about how it's done but it's just great...............fab pics and so easy to get about plus so much information.  I have added you to my favourites!

I saw your Humppila and I can see why my bowl caught your eye.  It's the bottom that makes me think maybe not, but I'm off on the search to see if I can find out more.  

Kind regards Cat

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« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2006, 09:07:18 PM »
Humph, my IP address is banned by Pips Trip. Was going to look at the Humppila bits  :cry:  :cry:

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« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2006, 09:58:37 PM »
Firstly Cat, massive thanks for your kind words - much appreciated!  Secondly, Christine - apologies - are you sure you're banned! LOL as far as I know my webmaster only bans certain bots and spiders - I wonder how on earth that could have happened? I'm not even sure how I would go about getting you unbanned <<<scratching head

here's a link to the Humppila plate - hopefully you'll be able to see it (apologies for the long link - I'm not very good at this)

Humppila Plate

Moderator: Long URL shortened

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« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2006, 10:15:14 PM »
Pip - you fab at this - don't put yourself down.   :D

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« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2006, 10:17:11 PM »
:cry:  :cry:  :cry: still banned
For nice short links type
descriptive word or phrase

but delete the spaces

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« Reply #7 on: September 01, 2006, 10:18:56 PM »
Hi Pip,

To make the link appear shorter, just do:
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[url=http://www.pips-trip.co.uk/store/retro-glass-scandinavian/iittala-riihimaki-riihimaen-la
/humppila-finland-large-amber-clear-textu/showitemPERTTI-HUMPPILA.aspx]here[/url]


Leave out the spaces and you will get: here
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« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2006, 10:36:39 PM »
Pip,

I've tried Humppila, Iittala, and Pukeberg and so far nothing that ticks all the boxes.  I think I'm all glassed out for tonight so off to have a donut and relax.  Thanks for getting me started anyway.

Night
Cat

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« Reply #9 on: September 01, 2006, 10:40:33 PM »
Hi Cat,

I have Smoke & Ice and Fire & Sea (as you know, I think). Your dish is not pictured in either. Nontheless, they are still excellent books IMHO.

I am sure that I have seen something similar, somewhere, and I will keep on looking back at sites that I have visited in the past.
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