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Wavy-ribbed glasses - any ideas who please?
« on: January 25, 2007, 02:36:59 AM »
I found five of these wavy-ribbed glasses a while back and have only just managed to get pics done of them.


There are no marks anywhere for a maker. No pontil, just a swirly claw-type mark on the base. They have a lovely clear ring when tapped and stand 117mm high and 87mm diameter at the top.

Any suggestions as to age and maker welcomed please. :)

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Re: Wavy-ribbed glasses - any ideas who please?
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2007, 06:51:24 AM »
looks modern to me, mechanical tableware from St. Helens/ from Belgium/ from Parma ???

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Re: Wavy-ribbed glasses - any ideas who please?
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2007, 11:18:48 AM »
A few more to throw into the mix, all Thomas Webb, that may help ID (or not):

Comparison of two glasses, both etched on base and dating between 1935-49 (though probably pre-1939)

Blue glass foot - note very flat base

Clear glass foot and triple-knopped stem, also very flat

'Drape-ribbed' plate, bowl and tumbler

Comparison between Webb and Whitefriars, when viewed from above:

Webb appears square, WF as hexagonal! :D
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