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That's so interesting to see the piece along with the description and designs and mold!  Thanks for sharing.

What is happening with the foot please?  is it supposed to be like that for a purpose?  It's late here - my excuse for not recognising why it has a foot shaped like that :)

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Glass / coctail glasses my partents had
« Last post by mwr on Yesterday at 10:56:00 PM »
Can anyone identify these four cocktail glasses that my parents had, and that I now have?
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Glass / Decorative object? Lamp part? Does anyone recognize it?
« Last post by ian.macky on Yesterday at 10:43:17 PM »
Someone in Georgia contacted me for help IDing this article.  Does not look familiar so I am giving you bunch a try at helping  :)

He reports:
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Found in Georgia at an Estate Sale amongst many other antique/vintage items being sold. (Some other knob/tube insulators were at the house too, so that was my first guess, but I'm coming up short on finding a match

His description:
  • Amber glass with mold lines on each side. About a “honey amber” shade.
  • Lots of bubbles.
  • Length about 3.75”
  • Width just over 1” at the widest point
  • Ends ground flat.

I don't recognize it.  Looks decorative, the sort of colored glass bit that someone might save when something larger has reached the end of its life and is scrapped/disassembled, part of a lamp maybe.
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  A better version of the last link from original message: https://www.eapgs.net/pattern-details.php:idx=781
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  I find this incredibly interesting and hope you will too. The pattern is New England Glass Company's [ NEG co.]"BLAZE" c. 1866? The patent drawing of the mold is c.1847 by Joseph Magoun of the NEG co.The idea behind the patented mold was to eliminate most of the unsightly mold line in pressed glass stemware.
  WORKING THE MOLD:
As "B" in the drawing is the only hinged two piece in the mold this is where the mold line would occur. The "plunger "H" would be lifted from the mold and "G" [top] lifted off, the hinged section "B" opened, then the "plug" "A" incorporating the cup shaped foot is pushed upward thus releasing the article from the mold.The article would be taken out the top of the mold and be subjected to the fire to form the foot thus polishing out most of the mold line there. Although the patent drawing shows a round baluster stem, the patent concept later refined for a multi-sided stem where the mold line would follow along two edges of the stem and be mostly hidden to the eye.
  A more complete drawing of the patent can be seen here: https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/fa/87/6a/757236fccd1a69/US5302.pdf
  Finished pieces in this pattern and type of mold can be seen at; https://www.eapgs.net/pattern-details.php?idx+781 The line drawings in the link are from a NEG co. catalogue c. 1868-1869.

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Glass / Re: Large UV Reactive Enamel & Gilded Queens Burmese? Footed Vase.
« Last post by LEGSY on Yesterday at 04:17:31 PM »
Thanks for doing the link to the Loetz.com site :) Those fish scale made me think of Moser fish design vases which have a similar
reed design as this but with fish instead of mallards although i realize not the one you mentioned sadly i can't remember the ones you mentioned
sorry  :( thanks
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Glass / Re: Large UV Reactive Enamel & Gilded Queens Burmese? Footed Vase.
« Last post by flying free on Yesterday at 02:42:03 PM »
link here
http://loetz.com/identifying-loetz-glass/early-loetz

The sentence in the link at item 63.01 is describing items with tree trunk like tooled feet.  It reads that some items that are attributed to Harrach and some items  that are attributed to Stevens and Williams may be wrongly attributed and quote 'some of which actually may have been made by Loetz for the British market'.

It's referring to the whole item, not just the feet.


Interested to find out who might have made this piece because the neck collar design detail and the pink interior remind me of the pink lobed Fishscale vases (if anyone remembers those?).
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British & Irish Glass / Sowerby Dish Pattern 432
« Last post by neilh on Yesterday at 12:39:35 PM »
This one is seen in their 1874 catalogue, but with such a low number of 432 it must date to the mid 1850s.

Seen this pattern around a few times.
Last year there was a massive centrepiece in this pattern in a Salisbury antiques place, a real beast.
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Glass / Re: Help identifying stromberg glass vase please
« Last post by flying free on January 28, 2023, 11:51:45 PM »
At Bergdala glastekniska museum we have a page containing several (downloadable) Swedish glass catalogues, among them some from Strombergshyttan: https://bergdala-glastekniska-museum.se/nedladdningar.html

Hi, thank you for the photographs. 

Just in case you cross posted and didn't see the post above your last one, Kerstinfroberg has generously linked to some glass catalogues in that post, which contain some Strombergshyttan.

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