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Offline zidori

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Early Monart or Something Else......?
« on: September 09, 2006, 06:24:50 PM »
Can anyone please help with the identification of this piece. It stands 6 and 1/4 inches tall and has lots of aventurine scattered among the golden brown colouring. I was drawn to it because it reminded me of Monart Glass but it has a sunken pontil rather than the polished button pontil.

http://i6.tinypic.com/2yju2ao.jpg

http://i6.tinypic.com/4go5eoo.jpg

The link below shows the other piece which I am fairly sure is Monart I also picked it up last week. It stands 14.25 inches tall and is a beauty.

http://i2.tinypic.com/33onuwi.jpg

Thanks for any help you can give.
Regards
Ronnie


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« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2006, 07:17:18 PM »
The vase is shape TA size IV.
http://www.ysartglass.com/Moncat/Page02.htm

The footed vase is possibly not Monart but can you take some pics with different lighting. Shape QV size VII if it is. Also, is the colouring on the foot, only, on the surface of the glass?
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« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2006, 12:10:28 PM »
Thanks for info, Frank. The colour is definitely in the glass as far as the foot is concerned and I must admit it does look very like the QC you mentioned. Here are two further photographs taken today. I hope they help to clarify.
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Ronnie

http://i6.tinypic.com/4cc6k5k.jpg

http://i5.tinypic.com/4dlsy1f.jpg


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« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2006, 08:40:04 PM »
If there is clear glass over the colour on the foot it is almost certainly not Monart. Check again where it has been ground underneath.

Monart applied feet were a single gather marvered in the same colour as the vessel ground but not cased as with the body.
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Re: Early Monart or Something Else......?
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2009, 09:42:52 PM »
Ronnie, your Tinypics have gone. Do you still have copies to add back into this topic for reference please?

 

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