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Hi David

I'm really sorry I  haven't received any message from you at all.  I hope you didn't think I was ignoring you  :-[ and no, still nothing has come through.
I sent one message to you via the envelope saying 'That's very generous ...' but didn't hear anything back on email at all.  The only posts I've seen have been those on this thread.

Sorry for causing hassle, but perhaps there is something wrong with the envelope system for you sending things by reply?

Glass / Re: Controlled Bubble (fruit?) Bowl ID?
« Last post by glassobsessed on October 20, 2016, 05:48:25 PM »
Strong possibility, could be a bowl or a pot missing a lid, see the lower shelf in this photo:

The whole blog:

Glass / Re: Tall ribbed crystal decanter possible fuzed neck
« Last post by Paul S. on October 20, 2016, 04:19:54 PM »
agree, I'm with you - I wouldn't know where to start either ;)

I could be wrong, but your 'fuzed' neck looks to be some variation on the 'half post' method of strengthening a container by re-dipping the gather after the initial blowing.              Sometimes referred to as 'German half post', as it is/was believed to have been a method developed originally in Germany some centuries ago.       
I've no ideas as to the origin or age of your 'decanter'  -  I'd probably end up knocking it over - it looks far too unstable  -  but believe that this method of construction has been used on and offer up until the present day, although originally it goes back into antiquity.          It may possibly be a feature used to imply age on something that doesn't have any.   

The extent or otherwise, of wear, may be the only way of determining age, and even that might not be infallible  -  let's hope others here might have something more useful to add :)

British & Irish Glass / White 'Spiderweb' bowl for show.
« Last post by keith on October 20, 2016, 02:57:05 PM »
8 inches across, first I've seen  ;D
John and I are replying at the same time again  :)- yes, this is a decidedly unusual shape, not a normal (and scarce!) Aurene goblet, but a proper bit of something early and experimental.
I might perhaps describe it as a small chalice rather than a footed bowl.  :)
When compared with the profiles of these two, it looks less like a goblet and more like a bowl or perhaps even a chalice.
« Last post by vanmann on October 20, 2016, 09:24:17 AM »
Thank you
Here's an exact profile of this glass or as near as I can do anyway :) thanks again for your help and info 😀
I also sent a message to m via the envelope, but she didn't respond until I posted. I did get your mail "Hi David,
that's very generous of you...
" and sent the PDF back as a reply, but you say you never received this (even if it was the wrong book!)?

Kevin, I didn't receive a mail from you.
Info sent by regular email.
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