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Offline selina

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Gorgeous gift I was given...no idea of maker or origin....
« on: September 25, 2006, 09:35:18 AM »
Hi all,

I was given this bowl as a present this weekend ! My friend got it from an auction because she knew I collected glass. I think its a vintage piece, quite heavy...and the colour is actually a darker red than the pics show, with orange colour of about 2cm on each side where the tops meet and some clear on the very tips.  Measures 19 1/2cm high x 16cm x 16cm. Reminds me of two hands meeting..and Ive used up my download looking at ebay and websites to try and find something similar..
ANY help would be greatly appreciated.

http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3421
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3420
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-3419

Selina
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Offline wrightoutlook

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« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2006, 12:36:29 PM »
Wow. I, for one, have no idea what it is. The color is extraordinarily rich. The more glass I see on this site, the more amazed I become.


Offline David E

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Gorgeous gift I was given...no idea of maker or origin....
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2006, 01:55:01 PM »
Oooh Selina, now that's interesting becasue I have one only in purple, cased in clear!

One of those, "I must put this on GMB for ID some day" :D

Mine also measures similarly and I always refer to it as a 'Hand' vase as well. I suspect the base might give some clues so I wait with interest. I get the feeling it may be fairly recent though.
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