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Blue Iridescent Vase - any ideas on where and when?
« on: September 05, 2006, 04:48:56 PM »
This is a little blue vase, very pretty, no signature, no marks, just 3 ins 75 mm tall, 1.75 ins 45 mm dia across the rim.  Any help with where it is from, and approx when would be very helpful.

Blue Iridescent Vase


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« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2006, 05:09:29 PM »
The photo's of the bottom look as if they are showing some faint engraving or etching.
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« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2006, 05:12:11 PM »
I've just checked it again, and I can't see anything, the base of the glass has some circular light ripples in it, do you think this is what you are seeing?


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« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2006, 05:46:52 PM »
Nope - it is definitely marked.  On the shot of the bottom at an angle I can read a series of numbers - looks like ??1972

On the picture of the bottom full on there is a word(s) on the top, then the other side of the center you can see the series of numbers.


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« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2006, 05:49:44 PM »
I supersized the angled picture - the top looks like KS ?992 or something like that.


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« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2006, 06:17:49 PM »
I've been squinting and turning it round, improving the pics, looking at it from the inside to try to see through the iridescence, I can just about see what you mean on the pics, but can I see it on the vase?  Don't be daft...

I'll try again in daylight tomorrow with a strong loup and see what I can see then...

In the meantime, if it DID say KS 1972, would that tell us anything?


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Blue Iridescent Vase - any ideas on where and when?
« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2006, 06:37:49 PM »
Not my field, er, I don't have a field anyway, but is this a Ditchfield?


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« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2006, 06:53:48 PM »
I've looked through the likely suspects, Ditchfield/Glasform, Heron, Isle of Wight, Okra, even when I thought the quality or thickness of glass not quite right (cos everyone likes a nice surprise...) , and I can't find the colour or the shape.  

Stumped I am.


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« Reply #8 on: September 05, 2006, 07:17:35 PM »
Have you tried breathing on it? Sometimes this brings up the marks if any.


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Blue Iridescent Vase - any ideas on where and when?
« Reply #9 on: September 05, 2006, 07:25:21 PM »
Or a little talcum powder if it's engraved/etched into the surface.

 



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