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Glass / Re: Mold Blown Glass Decanter - Age?
« Last post by Paul S. on Yesterday at 10:11:07 PM »
Pamela is possibly correct  -  in English these things were known as 'tumble ups' - 'carafe and tumbler' - 'guest water bottle and tumbler', and are now often missing their tumbler   -  date wise more likely to be c. 1880 ish to 1930s even.
They are sometimes decorated, but mostly just made in clear glass, so this one is a bit special.          If you try the Board's search you should find quite a bit of chat on the subject.
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Glass / Re: Mold Blown Glass Decanter - Age?
« Last post by pamela on Yesterday at 09:11:13 PM »
My first thought was that this beauty is missing its tumbler/drinking glass to be placed upside down on top - securely held by the shoulder?
Known as bed-side water carafe.
Sorry, can't contribute regarding origin and age.
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Glass / Re: Cut Glass Bowl Could it be John Walsh Walsh
« Last post by Paul S. on Yesterday at 07:56:12 PM »
thanks Roy  -  would agree with m and think that your cut pattern is too universal to feel comfortable saying Walsh, and you are missing the fan split cutting too.

sorry to say it, but I don't see this square grid pattern as being Walsh  -  if you look at their cut designs incorporating relief diamonds and table diamonds, they appear to be cut to produce a pattern running at 45 degrees, and could be wrong but not sure that they did cross hatching on the diamonds, which I think I'm seeing on yours  -  is that right?

In my experience, and aside from drinking glasses, Walsh cut bowls and similar turn up infrequently - perhaps they were pricey pieces to buy in the first place.

Reynolds book can be a trial at times, I agree, but in the absence of anything else on the subject I guess we have to live with it  -  what makes me chuckle is the picture on page 26 -   fig. 61  - I always need to look twice to remind me which one is Elizabeth :)
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Glass / Re: Cut Glass Bowl Could it be John Walsh Walsh
« Last post by mhgcgolfclub on Yesterday at 07:19:13 PM »
Sorry Paul may be my mistake. I should of said fig.47 page 22, same book I think 1999.

m I still think very similar , I had a very close look at bowl and no mark so it will stay as no ID for time being.

Thanks Roy
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Glass / Vase with snowflake pattern - Stelvia (Empoli Area)?
« Last post by Ruin_misery on Yesterday at 06:45:59 PM »
Hello, another vase from the my aunt without a label.
I found at http://www.20thcenturyglass.com/glass_encyclopedia/murano_glass/stelvia_glass/stelviaglass_home.htm similar thinks.
Can anybody verify this?
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Glass / Label "Stella" - Producer?
« Last post by Ruin_misery on Yesterday at 06:40:44 PM »
Hello, from my aunt I got an old vase, probably 1960, with a label "Stella"?
It soulds like Scandinavia for me but was bought in Germany.
Can anybody help?
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Glass / Opaline Florence - or another producer?
« Last post by Ruin_misery on Yesterday at 06:36:45 PM »
Hello, can anybody tell me if this vase is Opaline Florence as well? It looks similar but not as the others you can find at ebay, etc.
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Glass / Re: Richardsons "rich" green cameo light shade? thought's please.
« Last post by flying free on Yesterday at 06:30:25 PM »
That's great news :) thank you for coming back to the thread to let us know.
m
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Glass / Re: Richardsons "rich" green cameo light shade? thought's please.
« Last post by brucebanner on Yesterday at 06:21:39 PM »
This is definately Richardsons rich, Will farmer had a look at it today and said that it was.
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Another ZBS.
Zemek gets in this model a perfect balance:
Classic-modern / geometry-informal / dynamism-stillness.
* Curiosity: I found and bought mine in Tangier-Morocco, a few years ago.(neodymium)

Otro ZBS.
Zemek consigue en este modelo un equilibrio perfecto:
clásico-moderno / geometría-informal / dinamismo-quietud.
*curiosidad: yo encontré y compré el mío en Tanger-Marruecos, hace algunos años.(neodimio)
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