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Glass Discussion & Research. No ID requests here please. => British & Irish Glass => Topic started by: chriscooper on October 16, 2011, 11:23:20 PM

Title: Sommerso teardrop vase - ID = Caithness
Post by: chriscooper on October 16, 2011, 11:23:20 PM
Very similar to the Whitefriars 9571...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-j9BBpiBs60A/TptlmwtqM0I/AAAAAAAAS4I/FlyoCbJzkh8/s512/SDC10474.JPG
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-pPPlB8fPFB0/TdJz88bEVwI/AAAAAAAAS4s/wepmimHGLKs/s512/SDC14800.JPG

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-TNtQ0ZSzwEo/Tpl_ZuUi1vI/AAAAAAAASrk/q67kL7a8mBU/s640/SDC10477.JPG

Murano possibly? thanks for looking.

Chris
Title: Re: Sommerso teardrop vase Murano?
Post by: glassobsessed on October 16, 2011, 11:29:02 PM
Caithness? How big is it?

John

Title: Re: Sommerso teardrop vase Murano?
Post by: chriscooper on October 17, 2011, 12:02:33 AM
It's 9.5" did consider Caithness the Oban glass ones before posting but never seen one this size and it does seem a little different they seem to be more hambone shaped at the base and this as a rim along the edge which I didn't think the Oban ones have? though I been wrong before.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-K88KpVHIIEo/Tpl_Uri7YII/AAAAAAAASrg/IFJruZ5j20E/s640/SDC10476.JPG

The base if it helps.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-AdVhoQPIzE8/Tpl_eTRfaHI/AAAAAAAASro/Pa9vCnIAZWc/s640/SDC10478.JPG

Chris
Title: Re: Sommerso teardrop vase Murano?
Post by: jakgene on October 17, 2011, 01:39:26 AM
Hi Chris

definitely Caithness Oban. The shape of the top doesn't show too well in the pics in Marks book, but I have several identical ones.

JAK
Title: Re: Sommerso teardrop vase Murano?
Post by: Lustrousstone on October 17, 2011, 06:51:34 AM
And definitely not sommerso. The colour was actually glass strips.
Title: Re: Sommerso teardrop vase Murano?
Post by: chriscooper on October 17, 2011, 08:48:36 AM
Thanks Jak and you too John and sorry if I appeared to doubt you  :o
Clever that Christine, not you the technique  ;D should have known really with the purple?

Chris
Title: Re: Sommerso teardrop vase Murano?
Post by: glassobsessed on October 17, 2011, 09:05:53 AM
Don't worry about that Chris, it was only a guess. I doubt myself most of the time, that way I stop myself from pulling the wool over my own eyes...

Mmm, I get the impression that Christine is quite clever. ;D

John
Title: Re: Sommerso teardrop vase Murano?
Post by: Lustrousstone on October 17, 2011, 09:26:54 AM
No, Christine read the Caithness book!
Title: Re: Sommerso teardrop vase Murano?
Post by: Carolyn Preston on October 18, 2011, 12:17:57 AM
No, Christine read the Caithness book!

Thereby proving that she is, indeed, very clever  :kissy:  :sun:

Carolyn