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Far East (excluding China) / MOVED: Scandi style Japanese glass
« Last post by Anne on Yesterday at 10:40:42 PM »
Glass / Topaz or Canary or Victoria
« Last post by cagney on Yesterday at 09:18:02 PM »
  Photos are selected entries from Geo. W. Leightons copy of William Leightons batch book with other notations. Available online from the Rakow Library at CMOG. Creative Commons, no copyright.
Seems to use topaz and canary as similar if not the same. Victoria maybe a little more green, all use approximately the same amount of uranium. A handful or more other recipes using uranium listed as well.
Millville Footed White Crimp Rose Art Glass Paperweight or a look alike - ???
There is odd gray / black " dirt " in the white , a lot of air bubbles
3 1/2 " high 3 14 " wide , 1 lb 10.2 ounces weight , lots of wear on the base
Thanks for your help on this .

Glass / Re: Scandi style Japanese glass
« Last post by chopin-liszt on Yesterday at 01:17:52 PM »
Don't worry about being in the wrong section, one of our lovely moderators will fix it. :)
I'm sure somebody does know who made the Carnaby-alike Japanese glass, it's just not me.
I've handled a large tall yellow vase, and a very short, wonky, lilac, gulvase-alike piece. (That had the same kind of unclear and wobbly divide between the liner and the colour at the rim I would not expect to see in anything Scandi.)
Both pieces were wrong shapes and sizes for Lutken, and lilac is a wrong colour.
The gulvases were also made under license to a company called Cascade in England. They are not lined, and either turquoise-blue or amber.
There really isn't anything about a bit of glass you can call fake - only claims made about it.
When you are holding a bit of glass, you are holding its own original self and all that matters is that you like and enjoy it. 8)

Glass / Re: Scandi style Japanese glass
« Last post by Auntiwainwright on Yesterday at 11:47:54 AM »
Many thanks for your reply. Apologies to everyone who is reading this - just realised I shouldn't have posted it in this section..rookie error!

I'm more familiar with Murano and Czech glass (and by no means an expert on either of those), but understood that Japanese glass often has quite a clean look with a concave centre...a bit like the one I posted.

As you say, I love the shape regardless!

Glass Paperweights / Purple Lampworked Flower Paperweight - ID request
« Last post by Novasonic on Yesterday at 09:50:31 AM »
Hi there,

I have come across this purple hued Paperweight with a lampworked flower in the centre and a central bubble with a a green speckled ground.   The base shows a good amount of wear but there are no marks or etc.  It resembles some caithness weights but is much cruder.  It is  3" high x 3" diameter so a good size.

Any help would be much appreciated - I am stumped with this one !

Many Thanks
Glass / Re: Rd No 149470, possibly.
« Last post by neilh on December 02, 2023, 09:01:53 PM »
How's this for an insane coincidence. I was looking through some ephemera newly acquired today, and here is your salt I very much suspect. This is from an 1890s H Samuel advertising booklet.
Glass / Re: Scandi style Japanese glass
« Last post by chopin-liszt on December 02, 2023, 08:01:32 PM »
Hello and welcome.  :)
I think you're on the right track. There have been pieces of Japanese glass that do seem to be very "Scandi" inspired, particularly Per Lutken's Carnaby series of things, with white liners.
I have seen quite a few, but haven't found the name of the manufacturer myself. I think you might have to wait until somebody who knows more about it than i do comes along.
I think the Japanese ones can be slightly wonky and flawed compared to the originals, but the important thing is the correct shape.
It's a nice thing. I like it. :)
Glass / Re: Identification help
« Last post by Lustrousstone on December 02, 2023, 03:22:22 PM »
These are relatively modern (21st C) and are made on mainland Italy, possibly in the Naples area. The label is a deceptive one, not a genuine Murano one. Enjoy it as a decorative item and a memento of your grandmother
Glass / Identification help
« Last post by knightter71 on December 01, 2023, 08:49:55 PM »
Any information would be greatly appreciated. Left to me by my grandmother. Just over 19 inches long, tip to tip
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