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Glass / Re: Green/blue vase, identification.
« Last post by ahremck on Today at 10:19:39 AM »
My speciality is basically Australian Glass.  I do agree with you probably Czech.  Hopefully one of the experts in that area can confirm or deny that.

Ross
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Glass / Re: Green/blue vase, identification.
« Last post by Bottlecollector on Today at 10:06:53 AM »
Hi Ross, thanks for your answer. Of course, to little information from my side.
Two more pictures attached, bottom (no marks, etchings, etc.) and rim. Clear
to see the oval, lens-shaped diameter, no triangle. Two small, wing like stripes
on the sides.

Thought you guys here are so much into the glass theme, it's just a quick overall
peek for you to, to instantly identify manufacture, model and maker! :)

Best Martin
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Very nice piece!
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Mexican quartz glass is another possibility.  They use panel cutting to high standards. But I must admit, I have never seen any with inclusions.
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Glass / Re: Can someone identify the name please
« Last post by brewster on Today at 05:29:57 AM »
...it doesn't look like any Phoenician signature in my "signature collection" and I have never seen "Phoenician Glass" - always "Phoenician Malta"...

See the third and fourth items on the website below. The signature in both cases is "Phoenician Glass Malta" - and the first of these also has a sticker saying "Phoenician Glass".
http://www.20thcenturyglass.com/glass_encyclopedia/maltese_glass/phoenician_glass.htm

I make no judgement on the appearance of the query item, nor whether its signing is within the variation expected - I just don't know the subject.

Trevor
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Glass / Re: Green/blue vase, identification.
« Last post by ahremck on Today at 03:27:48 AM »
Martin when you put up glass for identification you need, in most cases, to provide three or four different shots.

1.  A Normal View - you have provided that.
2.  A clear shot of the base - this helps eliminate places it is unlikely to have come from most times.
3.  A shot of the rim.
4.   If there is a making of any type on or near the base a clearly focussed shot of that.

Does the vase have two clear "wings"?  Is it actually triangular?  One shot is not enough to tell.

I actually agree it looks Czech at first glance.


Ross
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Glass / Re: possible whitefriars ?
« Last post by ahremck on Today at 03:17:05 AM »
Tim Whitefriars in the Glacier design seems to have a plain top for 5-7mms before the basic design begins lower on the piece.

Ross
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Just to add a signed piece by Patrick.

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Glass / Green/blue vase, identification.
« Last post by Bottlecollector on Yesterday at 11:09:36 PM »
Dear forum members,
help is appreciated for the identification of this heavy green/blue vase.
Somehow Sommerso style, my best guess goes to Czech or Bohemian
manufactures, but not sure at all.
Many thanks in advance, Martin
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Well, handling it and examining it (with untrained eyes) under a desk lamp for several minutes, I think that it is probably an emerald of some sort and that it would make a nice murder weapon. The flecks don't sparkle and there are many parallel 'grinding' lines within the emerald. And what about these bubbles? What would a glasserometrist have to say about those?
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