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Glass Paperweights / Re: Signature identification please
« Last post by w8happiness on Today at 10:56:35 AM »
Hi Mario,

I would suggest Remis, a producer in Lithunia
cf. https://www.glasremis.com/home

kind regards from Austria
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Glass / Re: Uncommon piano insulator identification
« Last post by Ailurophile on Today at 10:45:19 AM »
Gosh, that is strangely fancy for something likely to be knocked but I can't think of what else it might be.  The dark green colour & design elements are typical of much early American glass - you could try the EAPG web pages.  Sorry I can't help more.  Wish they were mine :)
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Nice pictures and a very good visual of the colour changes under lighting.

m
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British & Irish Glass / Re: Opaline celery vase - ID = Davidson
« Last post by agincourt17 on Today at 10:06:28 AM »
Bryn, I think it's from Davidson's RD 320124, registered on 10 June1898 (and part of their '1899 suite').

See: http://www.cloudglass.com/r18911900.htm

Does it not have the embossed RD number on it somewhere?

Fred.
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Glass / Re: Registered Designs and Design Lookup Requests
« Last post by Ailurophile on Today at 05:35:31 AM »
If you can find 794358 I'd be most grateful.   Presumably 1930s, it is somewhere between a Straw Dispenser & a Giant Sugar ditto.
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Glass / Re: Blenko/Kosta Boda/Iitala? And what are they for?
« Last post by kwqd on Today at 03:32:07 AM »
Thanks Anne! I have also have a masters in computer science and worked in IT for 25 years before retiring, so didn't have a problem getting it done. I added it to the Japanese Labels folder of the Labels, Marks and Signatures folder, since we know it is a Japanese label, even though we don't know the maker.
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Glass / Re: Lamp information please
« Last post by tremblas on Yesterday at 11:45:19 PM »
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France / Re: Daum Vase - César Baldaccini.
« Last post by Anne Tique on Yesterday at 11:43:57 PM »
Just to add … found out yesterday that this vase is from a series called 'Agora', still attributed to him, CB,  but can't confirm it yet.
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Belgium and the Netherlands Glass / Re: Val St Lambert - Just for show...
« Last post by Anne Tique on Yesterday at 11:31:29 PM »
I then placed the vase on a sideboard … (yes, some people still have sideboards  :D) … switched on another ceiling light but here it's closer to it and it turned a bit more violet (the blue is a reflection of the telly) ....switched it off, lit the lamp next to it, and it turns to this nice aqua-marine type of  colour … can't think of what else to call it.
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Belgium and the Netherlands Glass / Re: Val St Lambert - Just for show...
« Last post by Anne Tique on Yesterday at 11:28:04 PM »
Looks like you've enjoyed yourself too, it really is difficult trying to show what you're talking about with this type of glass.

I've taken several pictures and these are the ones that resemble most to what i'm seeing with different lightsources.

The bright pink one in the post above is taken with UV light, as I mentioned before. I've left the piece in place and switched on the main ceiling light, and it turned a darker violet if not mauve, darker than the  colour by daylight on my coffee table, at the very top of this page.
I then switched off the light, and held a small LED torch in it, and it turned bright blue. Finally, I took a picture with flash and it turned dark grey. 
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