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Glass / Re: Large scandi style midcentury floor vase
« Last post by Lustrousstone on Today at 04:54:07 PM »
That pontil mark looked matte ground to me. If so, that and the size make me think Chinese (the sort of thing often found as pub decor).
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British & Irish Glass / Re: Round fern engraved glass, for what ?
« Last post by chopin-liszt on Today at 04:36:16 PM »
 ;D
Much better than what was going to be my suggestion, which was for filling it with water and using it to magnify candlelight. The engraving might have affected its effectiveness.  :-[
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Glass / Large scandi style midcentury floor vase
« Last post by jonnybrum on Today at 03:56:12 PM »
Can anyone help with this? Measures approx 65cm tall. Hand blown, pontal to base. Thanks
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British & Irish Glass / Re: Round fern engraved glass, for what ?
« Last post by Ekimp on Today at 02:53:11 PM »
For leaches ;D

They would put muslin cloth over the top and tie it on with string (to prevent escape). Nice one.
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Glass / Re: Ink Bottle
« Last post by English weather on Today at 02:48:07 PM »
Does not react to black light.

The bubbles are in rows but not dense so could be the were created by rolling on a spiked plate, or by use of a mould.
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British & Irish Glass / Round fern engraved glass, for what ?
« Last post by keith on Today at 02:01:13 PM »
Just 3.5 inches tall, small polished pontil mark with lots of wear, it would be very awkward to drink out of  ??? ??? ;D
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Thanks bat20, neither am I sadly, but any suggestions are food for thought and very welcome, so thank you.

Emily
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The other possibility is Belgian , but really Iím no expert Iím afraid .
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Hi Michael, thanks for your response.

I had wondered whether it might be French, so it is great to hear you have a similar one bought in France. Also good to get an idea of the possible age, thank you very much!

Emily
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Glass / Re: Jacobean Regd...but Canada
« Last post by Ekimp on Yesterday at 11:05:07 PM »
 :) theyíre hard to get away from!
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