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Title: Jasper Mineral Spatter - Studio ? - ID = Huta Szklá Tadeusz Wrésniak Poland
Post by: paradisetrader on August 27, 2008, 01:44:19 PM
Small vase decorated to look like some types of the mineral gemstone, Jasper.
Clear body with carefully selected and placed "frits" of various colours and sizes applied all over, plus application of mineralized salts (iridescence) and possibly also metalloid chemicals (yellow ?)
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The overall effect is a rich translucent amber with highlights and lowlights, as well as a subtle cast of iridescence according to the light. The more closely you look the more colours, shades and effects
you see.

13cm  c360g Mold Blown
Base : shallow, very neat and smooth kick-up
Rim = cut & polished.
Thin walled but fairly thick base giving nice overall weight and good balance. Feels strangely delicate yet at the same time robust.
Bought in Germany.
WMF ? Studio ?  Ideas ?
TIA
Pete
Title: Re: Jasper Mineral Spatter - Germany ? Studio ?
Post by: Ivo on August 27, 2008, 03:02:45 PM
That is a silver oxide reduction vase made by Huta Szklá Tadeusz Wrésniak any time after 1980. They claim it is a factory development - but the basic technique is WMF Myra. It is not in their published catalogues, but any item of glass can be supplied with this treatment.
Title: Re: Jasper Mineral Spatter - Germany ? Studio ?
Post by: paradisetrader on August 27, 2008, 03:49:58 PM
That was quick ! Thank you Ivo
Title: Re: Jasper Mineral Spatter - Germany ? Studio ?
Post by: paradisetrader on October 17, 2012, 06:32:42 PM
reposting photos
Title: Re: Jasper Mineral Spatter - Germany ? Studio ?
Post by: flying free on October 17, 2012, 06:34:22 PM
gorgeous colours in that vase!
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Title: Re: Jasper Mineral Spatter - Germany ? Studio ?
Post by: chopin-liszt on October 18, 2012, 10:22:33 AM
That looks like Hortensja - the later, not desperately common, Polish glass to be treated with this technique.
It's rather gorgeous, Peter - do you still have it?
Title: Re: Jasper Mineral Spatter - Studio ? - ID = Huta Szklá Tadeusz Wrésniak Poland
Post by: chopin-liszt on February 02, 2014, 03:41:40 PM
A bit late in the day, but I happen to know this vase got broken.
That's why Peter was given my one.