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British & Irish Glass / Re: Monart or Vasart vase?
« Last post by PaulFitz on Today at 11:37:07 PM »
Hi Sue,thanks again for your valued input,The last line in your reply made me laugh but i am sure it is not the case!
As the price is quite expensive (220 pounds) i obviously would need to know the difference.
Cheers Paul.
Glass / Re: Candy Stripe Jug - S&W?
« Last post by Gowdod on Today at 09:54:44 PM »
Dear Chris,

saying that I've seen many Venetian pieces with this rigeree.......Powell too....aghhhhhh!

Have fun.

Glass / Re: Candy Stripe Jug - S&W?
« Last post by Gowdod on Today at 09:52:18 PM »
Dear Chris,

I'm based in Manchester, UK. This I picked up in Barnsley. I was teasing with the S&W, however you never know. I do know their Osiris is much more detailed. I think the rigeree circle around the upper body is similar to other cranberry pieces from the Victorian period and the feet, though clumsy compared to others, are in keeping with the thick body required to give the white inner casing and candy exterior.

A super evening to you and all.

Glass Paperweights / Re: Polish paperweight AP signature ID required
« Last post by user9318 on Today at 09:24:36 PM »
I do apologise, ageing eyes! Still a lovely piece regardless, love the colours. reminds me a little bit of the Czech art glass, rainbow colours, the designers name escapes me at the moment, Frank I think is the first name.
British & Irish Glass / Re: Rare Royal Brierley Studio hyacinth vase.
« Last post by keith on Today at 08:19:20 PM »
I never noticed  ::) Brierlet sounds very French, thanks for the alteration KevinH  ;D
« Last post by bait on Today at 06:51:35 PM »
thankyou for your help
Well, I'm upset about the loss of the Brierlet now.
(not really :-* )
British & Irish Glass / Percival Vickers electric lamp shades
« Last post by neilh on Today at 06:16:50 PM »
Picked up this example of an unregistered Percival Vickers electric light shade. It is listed as moulded pattern 47 in their 1902 Glass Shades catalog. It has 9 sides each ending in a shell / fin. Also known is a pattern 48 which is flared out even more (seen with and without fins), pattern 10 where the flaring out is minor, and pattern 9 where the fins seem to point slightly inwards in a narrow design.

This design is almost the same as their 1895 registration for an electric shade, 254406. You can see an example on the page below

The registered piece is virtually identical except it has only one line of imitation diamond cutting, whereas the unregistered piece has two. I would guess the unregistered piece also dates from circa 1895, early for electric shades!

British & Irish Glass / Re: Rare Royal Brierley Studio hyacinth vase.
« Last post by KevinH on Today at 06:07:53 PM »
Thanks, Sue, for pointing out Keith's "typo". I was looking for something to moderate ... so now I am happy and have amended the title. :)
British & Irish Glass / Re: Whitefriars M146 sundae dishes in silver
« Last post by Kazmichelle on Today at 05:53:11 PM »
Thanks marc
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