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Glass / 2 small honeycomb pattern glass vases 1 cased
« Last post by lyndhurst44 on Today at 08:29:35 PM »
Hi,
Please could you advise me, if possible, of the likely makers of the 2 similar honeycomb pattern vases in the included photo please. Both vases belong to a colleague and not myself.
Having consulted with a very knowledgeable friend I was told that both vases were probably made at Teign Valley Glass which I agreed was quite likely .
However, my colleague has asked me if I could dig a bit deeper as he has owned many varieties of TVG in the past and wasn't convinced. ::)
The tallest cased opaque vase measures around 5" tall. There is a deep smooth inverted pontil area. The shorter clear vase has a broken pontil.
If anyone on this excellent site can provide any alternative suggestion I would appreciate it. Perhaps they were made by different manufactures.
Thanks again.

Bryn
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no one have thoughts on this fish figural bottle?
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Glass / Re: Black base what's it for?
« Last post by Paul S. on Today at 05:20:51 PM »
I now have the Kew pix for Reg. 881198 - plus some others - and hope to post all of them over the next 48 hours.               But, in the meantime, and if Claire is still looking, will she tell us please if her clear glass/plastic 'snow globe' is in some way threaded.           I'm asking this as the black base carries a very simple form of thread, and so we have to assume that whatever was intended originally to sit atop the base also carried a matching thread.
The Kew Registration data for this item indicates that the base might be suitable for several items, but none of these is for a 'snow globe' - although that's not to say categoricaly the Registrant didn't subsequently invent a globe for the base.            My opinion would be that if the globe isn't threaded then it's unlikely to be part of the original design. :)
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Bohemia, Czechoslovakia, Czech Republic, Austria / Re: Czech vase?
« Last post by Anne on Yesterday at 11:08:08 PM »
Hi and welcome to the board. Could you add two more photos please? One showing a straight side on view so we can see the vase in profile, so to speak, and one showing the base - bases are always important as it tells us a lot about how an item is made, that can help with either making or ruling out an ID. Also, please would you add dimensions to your request, they help too. Thanks.
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Bohemia, Czechoslovakia, Czech Republic, Austria / Czech vase?
« Last post by rmajew on Yesterday at 08:48:23 PM »
looking for help in item identification, some hints direct me to Czech. Anyone have seen similar?Thx in advance
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British & Irish Glass / Re: Stuart Villiers Oleta ID please
« Last post by thomthom49 on Yesterday at 07:17:27 PM »
Thank you Chris.  I presume the pic you showed is the only one?  Do any of the other descriptions offer dimensions and usage?
Thanks
Thom
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British & Irish Glass / Re: Stuart Villiers Oleta ID please
« Last post by brucebanner on Yesterday at 06:41:33 PM »
If you buy a copy of this catalogue which is late 1920's very early 30's it explains most of the shapes in the various sets it shows.  It has a pic of a basic set of your pattern so it dates back until at least then, regards Chris.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Stuart-Crystal-1930s-Product-catalogue/352205035117?hash=item52010e566d:g:TegAAOSwxIRZ9y8q
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Glass / Blood red schaum glass looking vase thought's
« Last post by brucebanner on Yesterday at 06:10:02 PM »
This looks a bit like like Loetz Mimosa or schaum glass loosely but it has no wear at all, i thought it could be a piece or Royal Brierley studio maybe can some one put me straight please.

It measures 7 inches in height with a rim diameter of 3 1/2 inches.

Any help welcome, regards Chris.
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Glass / Re: Art Deco Glass Box
« Last post by msiscoe on Yesterday at 11:06:53 AM »
It kind of reminds me of some of the work of Karl Palda....
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Glass / Re: Art Deco Glass Box
« Last post by msiscoe on Yesterday at 11:05:37 AM »
Yes, it is 5.5 inches in diameter and 5.5 inches tall...
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