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Glass / Re: Hope anyone knows who made this candle holder?
« Last post by chopin-liszt on Today at 06:38:25 PM »
Manganese glows with the same green as uranium, but not nearly so strongly - it's faint.
I think it might be selenium that glows orange.
It does look a very "Scandanavian shape", but I've never seen anything quite like it before. ;D
Yes, Nick is correct.

Good example.
Absolutely Anne but I can't see a D' preceding so it was simply a speculative thought.  Perhaps it was for an outside company other than Lalique who he apparently worked for.  It just looked like AVESN to me when I studied it and that made me wonder - out loud.  Even Jay wondered about D'Avesn.

Glass / Re: Stretch Glass??
« Last post by theElench on Today at 11:02:59 AM »
No, it doesn't have a pontil mark and I'm pretty sure it's pressed glass, not lead crystal.  There are remains of mould seams in the groove just above the base rim, it's quite thin and only weighs just over 700g.

Some more measurements if they are any help.
Maximum dia.   8.25 inches.
Rim dia.   Slightly over 7.0 inches.
Height.   Varies between 3. 25 to 3.5 inches as it has slumped slightly to one side.

I've added pictures to show the base and the shoulder.  The width and shape of which seems to be important in deciding who made which bowls.  You can just see the remains of a seam on the first picture.
D'Avesn is always signed in capital letters when pressed, not cursive.
Glass / Re: Stretch Glass??
« Last post by Lustrousstone on Today at 07:18:50 AM »
Does it have a pontil mark and is it lead crystal?
Steven I am wondering if it actually reads AVESN which if it had a D' in front would be quite feasible I should think.

USA / MOVED: Stretch Glass??
« Last post by Anne on Today at 02:23:05 AM »
Glass / Re: Stretch Glass??
« Last post by Anne on Today at 02:22:55 AM »
I'll move your post into Glass where it will catch other eyes and we'll see if someone can help you pin it down.
Glass / Re: Stretch Glass??
« Last post by theElench on Yesterday at 10:40:17 PM »
Thank-you so much for your speedy reply.

I can now definitely say my bowl isn't Stretch Glass as it doesn't have any striations, it's smooth, although a bit blotchy in places.

Having read a bit more, I'm now not so sure it's Fenton.  One article I found was saying that this shape was also made by Northwood Glass and the two are easily confused.  This late in the day I'm quite easily confused so will leave looking at and measuring shoulder widths and curvatures for another day. 

If anyone has further suggestions or comments they would be most welcome.
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