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Author Topic: Help re Identifying Square Vase - ID = Davidson  (Read 1288 times)

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Offline vyckil

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Help re Identifying Square Vase - ID = Davidson
« on: January 05, 2007, 09:33:12 AM »
Hello,

I have a beautiful square spill vase, which is a beautiful pale blue aqua marble effect. It is square, and stands approx. 3.8" tall. It came from a collection of Sowerby glass, but on close inspection I don't think it is Sowerby. The base has a sqaure design on it, it stands on 4 ball shaped feet and the tops of each corner have a half ball on them. There is a logo in the base which is hard to make out, but to me it looks like a crown. The colour and marbleing is EXACTLY like a hexagon shaped piece I have which is definitely Sowerby, but this square vase appears to be made by someone else. Any ideas or suggestions would be most welcome.

Thanks you

Vicki

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Re: Help re Identifying Sowerby Square Vase Look a Like!
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2007, 09:52:49 AM »
Hi Vyckil  :)

Could you post a photo?

http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,6522.0.html

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Re: Help re Identifying Sowerby Square Vase Look a Like!
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2007, 10:03:22 AM »
Hiya

Thanks for that... I think I have posted 3 pics, I followed instructions so hopefully they are there smewhere!.. They are in the first photo album...

Vicki

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Re: Help re Identifying Sowerby Square Vase Look a Like!
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2007, 10:18:56 AM »
Photos are fine, but is the mark a Peacock? Nice piece of Malachite anyway :)
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Re: Help re Identifying Sowerby Square Vase Look a Like!
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2007, 10:31:50 AM »
Hiya
No, the mark is not a peacock... that is the problem as I dont recognise it. I think it is a crown.

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Vicki

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Re: Help re Identifying Sowerby Square Vase Look a Like!
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2007, 10:35:57 AM »
It looks like it might be Davidson to me?

http://www.glass.co.nz/Davidson.htm

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Re: Help re Identifying Sowerby Square Vase Look a Like!
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2007, 10:58:59 AM »
Max, i think you are right, magnified it is definatly a crown with six dots at the base and a castle/ turret top, the griffin is a bit smudged

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Re: Help re Identifying Sowerby Square Vase Look a Like!
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2007, 11:23:50 AM »
If it is Davidson, it might be their later production run c.1960 - check with Chris' www.cloudglass.com - there's info there, Vicki! 8)
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Re: Help re Identifying Sowerby Square Vase Look a Like!
« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2007, 02:10:17 PM »
Thank you so much for your help,

Now I have seen the Davidson mark on the website, I am sure that is the mark on my piece. The mystery seems to be solved!

Thanks again,

Vicki

 

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