Author Topic: Gorgeous blue based bowl - small, heavy, possibly Italian?  (Read 502 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline josordoni

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 1670
  • Gender: Female
  • Location: Swinging London
    • Josordoni Collectables
Gorgeous blue based bowl - small, heavy, possibly Italian?
« on: February 11, 2007, 04:25:01 PM »
I really find this little bowl very tactile, it's very round and the right size to sit in your palm.  The colour is deep blue at the base, and then clear at the top - is this the Murano incalmo technique (I am cross posting this to the main Glass board just in case it's not)

It is 2.5 ins 65 mm tall, 3.5 ins 90 mm diameter, quite a lot of wear to the flat ground underside, no signature I can see.

Thanks!

http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-5022  bowl
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-5021 base
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-5020 rim


Offline aa

  • Glass Professional
  • Members
  • ***
  • Posts: 1777
    • http://www.adamaaronson.com
Re: Gorgeous blue based bowl - small, heavy, possibly Italian?
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2007, 06:34:10 PM »
Not incalmo.
Hello & Welcome to the Board! Sometimes my replies are short & succinct, other times lengthy. Apologies in advance if they are not to your satisfaction; my main concern is to be accurate for posterity & to share my limited knowledge
For information on exhibitions & events and to see images of my new work join my Facebook group
https://www.facebook.com/adamaaronsonglass
Introduction to Glassblowing course:a great way to spend an afternoon http://www.zestgallery.com/glass.


Offline josordoni

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 1670
  • Gender: Female
  • Location: Swinging London
    • Josordoni Collectables
Re: Gorgeous blue based bowl - small, heavy, possibly Italian?
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2007, 06:45:31 PM »
Thanks Adam.  To be honest,  I was doubtful it was, but I haven't seen any in the flesh, so don't know that I would recognise it. 

It's a lovely little heavy bowl though, I hope I find out who might have made it.


 

Search
eBay.com
eBay.co.uk

Enter key words
Link to Glass Encyclopedia
Link to Glass Museum
Enter
key words
to search
Amazon.com