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Offline Sandra

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Art Glass vase signed two rivers?
« on: May 06, 2006, 01:19:12 PM »
I think this glass vase is signed two rivers? Does anyone have any info about the company or designer? Age?

http://i1.tinypic.com/xbmlxh.jpg

http://i3.tinypic.com/xbmnmx.jpg
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Art Glass vase signed two rivers?
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2006, 01:36:39 PM »
I think it's just scratching under the signature but I'll try to get a better pic.
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Art Glass vase signed two rivers?
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2006, 02:09:08 PM »
Canadian studio, no idea if they still exist or where based. Perhaps they registered the company name or you might find it in the Canadian crafts register.
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Art Glass vase signed two rivers?
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2006, 02:37:56 PM »
Leni, it was just scratching under the signature.

Frank, thank you.

So how would I describe the interior of the vase? Is there a technical name for the way the thin hollow pieces of glass decorate the inside?
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Art Glass vase signed two rivers?
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2006, 05:22:06 PM »
Here's two artists with similar styles:

Paul Manners:
http://www.kuxantiques.com/manners1.JPG
http://www.kuxantiques.com/namer.htm (1/2 down page)

Timo Sarpaneva:
http://www.glas-design.nl/?page_nr=4&search_string=fins&colom=glas_type (bottom right).

Also saw a piece on Ebay just signed "Mavi" - so there's a few artists out there with similar technique.

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Art Glass vase signed two rivers?
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2006, 07:47:19 PM »
Mystery solved. The vase was made by a Canadian Native american (aboriginal). NOW the name "two rivers" makes perfect sense.
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