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Glass / Re: Pressed glass bowl - small flower feet, Czech??
« Last post by marie anne on January 18, 2019, 09:11:32 AM »
Thank you for replying.  Yes, I did look in Pressglas pavilion site.  I agree, it's a wonderful site, but unfortunately didn't see the bowl there.  I also looked in the Sklo database CD that came with Marcus Newhall's book.  I looked through my books, but these are not a complete resource.  Any other thoughts of where I could look?
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Glass / Re: Pressed glass bowl - small flower feet, Czech??
« Last post by flying free on January 18, 2019, 07:04:38 AM »
Have you searched through Pamela's fabulous Pressglas pavilion site?
https://www.pressglas-pavillon.de/

m
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British & Irish Glass / Re: Brierley thistle vase with acid stamp
« Last post by brucebanner on January 18, 2019, 05:27:09 AM »
I would say it's Royal Brierley late 80's early 90's mark. I found a set of RB honeysuckle wine glasses with it on yesterday. That vase also comes in three sizes that I know of the biggest was about 10 inches tall. Big chunky pieces of glass. The Honeysuckle pattern started about 1987.
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Glass / Phoenix Consolidated French Crystal line lamp base?
« Last post by kwqd on January 18, 2019, 12:46:22 AM »
I find Phoenix Consolidated vases in this style described as Martele French Crystal vases or Fairy vases. This is the only lamp base in this style that I have found, though.

I have a similar lamp base in pottery, I think made by Muncie Pottery, that I have never been able to find any information about and it is also the only example that I have seen. Muncie Pottery copied some Consolidated Phoenix glass pieces in pottery, according to the Phoenix Consolidated Collectors Club web site. I've never gotten a response to any of my emails to PCGCC.

http://www.pcgcc.org/

On my glass lamp, it looks like the harp and socket have possibly been replaced. I was wondering if anyone knows if Phoenix Consolidated did make this lamp and if the rest (finial, crown/font cap and base) is original. I have found a few images of other P C lamps with somewhat similar crowns but nothing exactly the same. 

Also wondering what the original shade looked like.

Thanks!
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Glass Books / MOVED: Oiva toikka books
« Last post by Anne on January 17, 2019, 11:05:13 PM »
This topic has been moved to Glass Market Place as it's a buying/selling book query not a book publishing post.

https://www.glassmessages.com/index.php?topic=67692.0
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Glass / Re: Another Chinese thing or something more exciting??
« Last post by Ph on January 17, 2019, 08:30:41 PM »
I now wish I could have a flick through that fab book you mentioned! Thanks ever so much 😁😁😁
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British & Irish Glass / Re: Small Blue Pearline Glass Boat ID = Henry Greener
« Last post by agincourt17 on January 17, 2019, 08:27:32 PM »
Thankyou, Mike. I'll try and check them out.

Fred,
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Glass / Re: Another Chinese thing or something more exciting??
« Last post by glassobsessed on January 17, 2019, 08:20:25 PM »
Great, nice to be the bearer of good news for a change!

I occasionally see baskets that are superficially similar but lack the size, complexity and quality of these FT designs, no idea where they are from though.
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Glass Market Place / Oiva toikka books
« Last post by Louise on January 17, 2019, 06:32:46 PM »
Hi

A desperate plee ....... does anyone have a oiva toikka bird book they would like to sell
😊
Louise
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Glass / Re: Another Chinese thing or something more exciting??
« Last post by Ph on January 17, 2019, 04:41:52 PM »
It is exciting then!! Thanks John, you just put a smile on my face. It's a keeper 😁😁😁.
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