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Glass / Re: Unknown bulb or spills vase with swags.
« Last post by Paul S. on Today at 07:27:37 PM »
I'd agree with Christine, Anne  -  the top simply does not look like that of a bulb vase, where usually there would be a wider part where the bulb would sit.
Is it one inch tall, or 9 inches tall, or  ...................  ;D ;)

I would doubt very much that you will ever find a maker, and not so sure it might be for spills either, sorry
British & Irish Glass / Re: Requirements for glass as a dance floor
« Last post by David E on Today at 04:43:34 PM »
This shouldn't be a problem. Contact Pilkingtons in St Helens:
Glass / Re: Unknown bulb or spills vase with swags.
« Last post by Lustrousstone on Today at 03:21:47 PM »
I'm pretty confident it's a vase rather than a bulb vase
Glass / Unknown bulb or spills vase with swags.
« Last post by Anne E.B. on Today at 12:40:53 PM »
I bought this to go with my collection of bulb vases which I'll be using later in the year.  I don't know if it was intended to be a bulb vase, but that's what I had fixed in my mind when I spotted it.  It passes the 3 finger rule, but it could be a spills vase ???.  Its not shown in Patricia's book, nor any bulb vase websites.  It appears to have three visible seams.
Any ideas as to maker please before it goes in the garage for later use?
TIA :)
Scandinavian Glass / Heavy cut glass Orrefors signed bowl
« Last post by kenzierose789 on Today at 11:11:23 AM »
Hello, could someone please help me find the designer and, if possible, the name of my very heavy (approx 2 kg) bowl.  It is signed Orrefors in cursive script followed by a squiggle which could be an O or D not properly closed at the base, and then 4197 101.  Any guidance would be very much appreciated.
Glass / Re: Whitefriars 9301
« Last post by bat20 on Today at 10:14:43 AM »
Great,thanks very much WH.W72 looks the ticket and I'm glad to have it,there's a real calmness about it with the understated colouring adding to the cool blue mood.
It's that; "You know when you see a piece and have no idea who might have made it, but it just screams quality? "
that got me interested in Benny from the start. A tiny thing caught the corner of my eye as I passed it, which set off alarms in my subconscious and made me whirl round and go back to it.
Benny does "grab" me like that. 8)
The little unmarked Ravelin pictured there was another. The same colourway is illustrated in the book, which I'm lucky enough to have.

I'm quite convinced, Cathy. My insides did the Benny flip when I saw your pics, even if I can't make out exactly what your pontil scar looks like, it still appears consistent with others. But it's the overall whole thing that does it for me.
Glass / Re: Whitefriars 9301
« Last post by WhatHo! on Today at 09:33:28 AM »
Here is an example of a w27 which pictured as vertical rib but is rib waved.
Glass / Re: Whitefriars 9301
« Last post by WhatHo! on Today at 09:30:18 AM »
Hi, its not a 9301. I think this is Whitefriars Wuidart w72 in Lido Blue. I should have mentioned the Wuidart range is definitely found with different mouldings than depicted in the pics, i have found pieces that are pictured as vertical rib and they are wave ribbed for example.
Glass / Re: Whitefriars 9301
« Last post by bat20 on Today at 08:29:37 AM »
Thanks for the info WH...Just as a summary for my sake as much as anyone else my piece is closest in shape to 9301,but 9301 is described as 4" in height and mine is just under 5 1/4 "....The nearest in shape ant height in the Wuidart series is W73 (page 7)but W73 has horizontal ribs where as mine has vertical ribs......Finally W76 (page8) has vertical ribbing although it goe s to the top and mine fades 2/3rds of the way up plus the shape and height are quite different.
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