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Glass / Re: Arts and Crafts vases
« Last post by Lustrousstone on May 30, 2016, 06:54:09 PM »
They were pressed and then swung using a gadget
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Glass / Re: Arts and Crafts vases
« Last post by Paul S. on May 30, 2016, 06:49:54 PM »
rather than machine pressed, initially, I would have thought mould blown/dip mould  -  in other words the blowing iron would need to be attached already in order to increase the size and then it could be swung/pulled, and this couldn't be the done if it was being pressed in a machine.
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Glass / Re: Jade matt opaque footed uranium glass vase.
« Last post by chopin-liszt on May 30, 2016, 06:23:20 PM »

Mae West did everything with class. Especially when she was slumming it. :P
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British & Irish Glass / Re: Sowerby Open Basket 12th Feb 1879
« Last post by mhgcgolfclub on May 30, 2016, 06:14:48 PM »
Fred

Some pictures of Sowerby 1376 which I bought at the same time as pattern 1395, lozenge date for 12th August 1879.

Roy
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Glass / Re: Arts and Crafts vases
« Last post by Scott13 on May 30, 2016, 05:57:06 PM »
Hi Ivo
Yes, I can see where you're coming from.
Christine did say that they would have been machine pressed initially; which isn't really in keeping with a movement, that began as a reaction to the effects of industrialisation.  :)
Thanks for the info

Scott



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Murano & Italy Glass / Re: Any information on Bonora & C. available?
« Last post by David E on May 30, 2016, 04:58:13 PM »
Here's an atypical panelled sommerso vase in the green & amber variation. I believe they are made by a few Murano-based companies, but this one features a label I haven't seen before: Vetri Molati Bonora & C. I'm assuming this is a retailer's label, or does anyone have any further information on this company?

Snapped at Malvern Flea market today, but even half-price from the original 70 price tag it was too rich for me.
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Glass / Re: Jade matt opaque footed uranium glass vase.
« Last post by Paul S. on May 30, 2016, 04:52:54 PM »
quote  ............    "Mae West had class."  ...          not always, apparently, according to Cecil Beaton's diaries. ;)      gave her name to a life jacket I seem to remember reading.     Why was that?
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Glass / Re: Arts and Crafts vases
« Last post by Ivo on May 30, 2016, 02:01:27 PM »
It is my understanding that AC is always, by definition, hand made and unique, a production of one-offs. 

This vase is swung, meaning the basic shape was preformed in a mould and then swung or pulled out. If you do a google image for swung vase you get to see different styles of this manufacturing technique.

It also explains why there will always be differences in a pair, while the foot remains the same.
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Glass / Re: Jade matt opaque footed uranium glass vase.
« Last post by chopin-liszt on May 30, 2016, 12:29:37 PM »
I'm not up on the current talent-free "celebrities".  :-[
She's got a big bum, occupying Essex hasn't she?  ;D
Mae West had class.
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Glass / Re: Arts and Crafts vases
« Last post by Scott13 on May 30, 2016, 12:22:10 PM »
Hi, I'm always on the lookout for Clutha glass.
I thought I'd found a piece a few months ago, but it turned out to be 1930s Hartley Wood.
Kick up base, broken pontil mark, streaks, a few bubbles, but no aventurine.
It has an Arts and Crafts look about it.
Can't say I was too disappointed  :)

As for finding an original AC piece--for all we know there could be mutant hens wandering about with full sets of pearly whites.
Always the optimist  ;D

Scott
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