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Offline Chris Harrison

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« on: October 31, 2006, 04:37:27 PM »
A clearance house is selling a number of "Contemporary Vase" lots on eBay UK.

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http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=190046573931

Could these possibly be remnants of the Dartington Intimates range, designed by Belinda Hornsey?  They look very similar.
http://www.ciarajade.com/dartington.htm <-------- Dead link

Anyone have any idea?

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« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2006, 04:49:42 PM »
That Viking logo looks suspiciously like the one used by the stationery company! :shock:

Sorry Chris, can't help with the glass though.
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« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2006, 10:01:58 PM »
They've been selling these for quite a while, I think they started the price at £6.99 initially, but I could be wrong.  I'd also have said if they were Dartington, they'd be marked - but I've seen the small 'intimates' vase with and without the etched mark.

My gut feel is that these vases aren't Dartington, but that's not based on anything concrete.
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Offline Chris Harrison

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« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2006, 11:09:06 PM »
Hi Max

Yeah, I couldn't have said it better myself.  

I have a few of the 17cm and 24cm Intimates, mostly from car boots:  half are etched, half aren't.

Heck, 99p plus p&p ain't going to break the bank, is it?  I'll maybe have a punt and see.

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« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2006, 11:18:00 PM »
Hi David,

Ah, yes indeed!  I've googled and they have the same registered office address.

Hmmm, I wonder if they'll tell me where they got their stock from...  Worth at try.

Thanks for pointing that out.

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« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2006, 08:01:14 PM »
The shape does not look quite right to me for a Dartington one.
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« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2006, 07:12:33 PM »
No these are definitly not Dartington im afraid

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