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Author Topic: Cristalleries de Saint-Louis bowl 1908  (Read 3047 times)

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Re: Cristalleries de Saint-Louis bowl 1908
« Reply #30 on: November 06, 2021, 11:55:48 PM »
Cagney I posted a long list of links on this thread here just for cross referencing.  I researched that lampshade on that thread in minute detail for quite a while.  I think that's when I realised the Saint-Louis half moons seemed to be peculiar to them.  Love your yellow pieces.  They're a stunning colour.

https://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,55375.msg313877.html#msg313877

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Re: Cristalleries de Saint-Louis bowl 1908
« Reply #31 on: November 07, 2021, 01:53:57 AM »
Those links remind me a lot of the process I went through trying to get a line on my tumblers. That Clichy did some version in the 1870s seems quite viable. Glassworks where very keen  on what other companies were doing and what was selling. A very competitive business to be in at the time, especially given the the importation of glass from other countries.

Interestingly, Frederick Carder also developed a different process while at Stevens & Williams c.1890s Where the background on a cameo object would be "pecked" using a steel stylus powered by a sewing machine mechanism. Only a few pieces made due to breakage.

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Re: Cristalleries de Saint-Louis bowl 1908
« Reply #32 on: November 07, 2021, 09:30:59 PM »
I like the sound of that Carder pecked background.  As though it might looked chipped.  I must look that up and thank you :)

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Re: Cristalleries de Saint-Louis bowl 1908
« Reply #33 on: June 02, 2022, 10:01:20 AM »
There is a very good description of the plate etching acid etch process from a Cambridge Glass Company brochure here: http://cambridgeglass.org/articles/etchingarticle.php

Cambridge Glass pattern E725 looks like it has a similar half moon device, used to fill the pattern, in pattern E725. http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,71939.0.html
(Not saying itís related to the bowl except in the use of plate etching to create a similar design element)
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