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Glass Paperweights / Webb Corbett ?
« Last post by keith on September 16, 2018, 04:56:37 PM »
Little over 2 inches tall and 3 wide, this is the second weight I've found with this red/brown over clear colour, is it W,Corbett ?
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British & Irish Glass / More Royal Brierley Studio....
« Last post by keith on September 16, 2018, 04:52:56 PM »
Always presumed these, first image, were part of the 'art glass' range until I came across this today, marked to the base  ::) ;D ;D
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British & Irish Glass / Re: Wonky Molineaux Webb sugar - pattern 408
« Last post by Carolyn Preston on September 16, 2018, 03:48:43 PM »
I have a bowl with a similar wonkiness (have we created a new technical term :-) ) that I purchased as a second from, I think, Stewart in Creif.

Carolyn
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Glass / Blue enamelled vase for I/D
« Last post by malcmat on September 16, 2018, 02:52:33 PM »
Well stumped on the I/D and age of this blue flowered enameled vase.
Ribbed finished on the inside smooth finish on the outside and ware on the base.
12.5cm dia and 26cm tall
base is a fire polished finish
Many thanks
malcolm
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Germany / Re: Gebrüder Funk
« Last post by Harry on September 16, 2018, 12:32:48 PM »
This is a link to that article.
http://www.glasmuseum-weisswasser.de/neuste_nachrichten_13_2008_werner.pdf

I have also seen a document written on company letterhead paper where the company calls itself Spezialglashüttenwerke Gebrüder Funk & Co.  I have seen an online partial catalog for Adlerhütten and what little else I have encountered seems to imply these Penzig companies produced mostly pressed crystal for a multitude of uses. Funk seems an exception ("special?").

The document showed that Funk was providing items to hotel gift shops and probably had a network of sales reps throughout Germany. Brochures or catalogs probably existed at some time - it sure would be nice to see one.   :)
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Glass / Re: Swirled, opaque glass... incense holder? Signed
« Last post by The Glass Staircase on September 16, 2018, 08:18:45 AM »
looks like a lamp base have no idea who made it though
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Hi Della

Many thanks for your reply and being so generous in offering your help. I'm finding the Glass Message Board a very useful tool. We do have quite a lot of books including the 'Scandinavian Glass Fire & sea' one, but most books cover such a large topic, there isn't room for everything, and for Google search you do have to have some idea what you're looking for and be lucky. I usually come up with answers for most things but as we collect mid-century pottery as well as glass, there will always be gaps. This was our first trip to Sweden and we saw a lot of things we'd never seen before. We would have loved to bring back even more things as the prices in the charity shops were very reasonable, but we were flying.

Best wishes
Sheila
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Hi Jonas

Many thanks for your helpful reply. Much appreciated. Glaslykta = 'glass lantern' according to Google translate, so presume that means it came on a stand.

Best wishes

Sheila
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Glass / MOVED: Is this an Mdina Tricorn vase?
« Last post by Anne on September 16, 2018, 01:44:08 AM »
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