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Glass / Re: Mold Blown Glass Decanter - Age?
« Last post by Paul S. on Today at 09:03:51 AM »
so many bottles remain without provenance/origin, which is possibly a reason a lot of people ignore them - so many designs and shapes and origins - it can be discouraging.
However, the colour of this one lifts it above the norm - it's an attractive piece and irrespective of the absent stopper makes for a decorative item in its own right - up on a shelf with one or two other blue ish pieces - perhaps with some subtle lighting. ;)
If the inside is dirty you could try the Magic Balls - they may well improve the clarity/brightness of the glass.
I was surprised too Sue, there was a lot of pottery/ceramics but no-one else seems to have glass. Mind you I thought I only had 3 or 4 pieces, and then found there was 14 in total! ;D

we do the acrylic box, do you like them?
Glass / Re: Mold Blown Glass Decanter - Age?
« Last post by MatW on Today at 07:54:49 AM »
Thank you Paul, there is no wear in the neck, so maybe it is indeed rather a carafe.  On the base there is quite some wear. The colour is aquamarine I believe.
Regards, Mat
Glass Paperweights / Re: My Glass Artists List
« Last post by Summer Acrylic on Today at 07:37:10 AM »
hello, i am summer from china. we do the acrylic paperweights. are you looking for the acrylic paperweight?
Glass Paperweights / Re: Another small paperweight id pls :)
« Last post by Summer Acrylic on Today at 07:19:15 AM »
hello, we do the acrylic paperweight, is that you are looking for?
British & Irish Glass / Chance plate, words of wisdom !
« Last post by keith on Yesterday at 11:58:06 PM »
Have four of the Fragonard plates, not every one's cup of tea, when I saw one I hadn't got I jumped at it, next time I'll check the size  ::) it's the one on the left  ;D ;D
British & Irish Glass / Re: Stuart 'strata' question.
« Last post by keith on Yesterday at 11:55:30 PM »
Spot on Sue, time I saw the optician !  ::)
Glass / Re: Cut Glass Bowl Could it be John Walsh Walsh
« Last post by flying free on Yesterday at 11:15:40 PM »
I can see what you mean but don't lots of cut glass makers use a diamond cut or square cut?

The palm design on the bowl in the book isn't on your plate, but that wouldn't preclude the square cut being the same of course.

I don't know - is this square grid cut something peculiar to only Walsh?

I would love if the Walsh book had a pattern page per page.  But you need a magnifying reader in large to place over each page to be able to see anything in the patterns. It's so difficult to read but a great book.
Glass / Re: Small Cut Glass Jar with Mushroom Stopper
« Last post by Paul S. on Yesterday at 10:26:38 PM »
cork deforms and after a while compresses at the point of contact and I'd imagine you'd lose the air tight fit - plus cork would take on the odor of whatever you have in the jar and it doesn't have the same ability to be cleaned, like wot glass can be.
Glass / Re: Cut Glass Bowl Could it be John Walsh Walsh
« Last post by Paul S. on Yesterday at 10:19:32 PM »
sorry Roy  -  plates in my copy don't go that high, and nothing like that on my page 22   ??      My copy is the 1999 version - was the book reprinted do you know?
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