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British & Irish Glass / Sowerby Pressed Glass Colours 1875-1885
« Last post by MHT on Yesterday at 05:41:02 PM »
I have finally managed to put together a new page on my website. It intended as an introduction to the colours and types of glass produced by Sowerby between the above dates, with a few 'ideas' of my own. See what you think.

http://www.victorianpressedglass.com/sowerby_coloured_glass.htm

Mike
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Glass Paperweights / Re: millefiori murano paperweight?
« Last post by KevinH on Yesterday at 04:31:57 PM »
Yes, it is by Paul Ysart and made at the Moncrieff Glassworks in Perth, Scotland. It could date from the 1930s or mid-1940s up to 1962.

Does the clear glass show any particular tint, such as quite dark, very dark, purple, yellowish or is it quite clear? The tint, or lack of a tint, will suggest the likely date period.

As John has said, a couple of other photos would be useful. The base can be shown at a slight angle and the profile should be "side on" and taken against a plain white background.
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Glass Paperweights / Re: millefiori murano paperweight?
« Last post by glassobsessed on Yesterday at 04:23:00 PM »
Welcome to the forum.

A photo of the base is nearly always useful and another showing the profile would help too. I am no expert on paperweights but yours has the look of Paul Ysart to my eye. I believe other members here will be able to offer you something more definite.

John
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British & Irish Glass / Re: Chance spiderweb, another variation ?
« Last post by keith on Yesterday at 04:11:23 PM »
Ta, thought it might be  ;D
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Germany / Re: Art Deco Uranium Centre Piece Bowl with Fish ID?
« Last post by Greg. on Yesterday at 03:51:47 PM »
Walther & Sohne Fische bowl. :)
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Hi all,

I picked this centre piece bowl today as it reminded me of a Barolac vase I used to own which had gold fish on it and also it looked like it could be made with uranium. The frog is missing but I still like it. Does anyone know who made it ? I was thinking Barolac but I can't see anything similar.

Best,

Adam
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China & Taiwan / Re: Cased vase with Aventurine id. Italian / Murano ?
« Last post by glassobsessed on Yesterday at 02:24:31 PM »
Look on the Chinese wholesale websites, a search of "glass vase" on Alibaba brings up a hundred or so pages, take a look:
https://www.alibaba.com/products/glass_vase.html
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