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Glass / Re: Intaglio cut glass hyacinth or crocus vase help please.
« Last post by Lustrousstone on March 01, 2015, 01:45:11 PM »
It isn't a crocus vase; it's way too big. What is the diameter of the interior hole?
Glass / Re: Please Help Me Identify This Vase
« Last post by Lustrousstone on March 01, 2015, 01:41:47 PM »
Welcome to the board. Can we have a base shot of your vase and dimensions please. I suspect, however, that it is very modern, perhaps Chinese or Eastern European
British & Irish Glass / Re: 'New' patterns, Royal Brieley Studio.....
« Last post by David E on March 01, 2015, 01:36:32 PM »
Very nice, Keith. Just one point, the title needs editing by a mod as there's an 'r' missing in Brierley, which will be important for a keyword search.
Glass / Re: Intaglio cut glass hyacinth or crocus vase help please.
« Last post by brucebanner on March 01, 2015, 11:34:45 AM »
A couple more pics
Glass / Intaglio cut glass hyacinth or crocus vase help please.
« Last post by brucebanner on March 01, 2015, 11:33:54 AM »
A really well made piece of glass, I think in the shape of a hyacinth or crocus vase. The cuts are sharp and thick and the fans remind me a bit of Webbs 30's cut glass, also this has a lot of wear to the base which is round.

Any thoughts welcome.

6 1/4 inches in height, 2 3/4 inches across the rim and base.
Glass / Re: Brown frilled multi coloured vase signature help please
« Last post by brucebanner on March 01, 2015, 11:27:41 AM »
Thanks for that, looks like your right there are far too many of them not to be, regards Chris.
Glass / Please Help Me Identify This Vase
« Last post by aura_b on March 01, 2015, 09:36:50 AM »
Hello, I am trying to identify this vase. I have scoured the Internet, reading countless articles, and stared at so many vase pictures, I am going cross-eyed. :-\ The person who sold it to me said it is Murano but there is no label or signature. Based on what I have seen online, might it be Czech spatter glass? And the applied green trail is unusual with its spiral form and darker green stripes. The base has a smoothed pontil mark, there are numerous air bubbles, and dark speck inclusions - which seem to point to it being hand blown. Have you seen anything like this or know the manufacturer/artist? I am not afraid to research, so even a point in the right direction is appreciated!
Glass / Re: Georgian ,Victorian, Edwardian Heavy Glass footed bowl
« Last post by Paul S. on March 01, 2015, 08:56:06 AM »
hello Nicky  -  doubt that you'll ever find a maker.     As you know, some C20 cut glass carries a backstamp, but generally pieces dating prior to about 1920 ish don't, and unless you can find a particular design in a catalogue then attribution is a complete non-starter.

The foot appears smooth which suggests Continental, but not a reliable indication of origin, and it looks thick and clumsy, lacking any cut decoration or base star.       In removing the pontil scar I'd suggest the base was simply ground/polished flat for economic reasons.
What is the extent of wear on the underside of the foot?  -  and looking at the shape of the top rim, am wondering if you're missing a lid of sorts.

The decoration is fairly common for cut glass  -  relief diamonds - although they aren't in relief literally - it's just an appearance from the style of cutting, and fan splits.   Is the cutting sharp, or does it feel smooth, which might indicate a more recent manufacture.   If I had to suggest an age then possibly first third of C20  -  if it was C19 then I would have expected a better quality foot and considerable wear, plus some damage to the points of the diamonds.

The star like mark might possibly be a result of where the foot or stem would have been attached to the bowl part - but I'm really not sure on that.

Such pieces are often a disappointment when it comes to provenance, but regret we have to live with that.   Hope you like cut glass, and it is an attractive piece  -  let's hope someone can give you a better idea of its history. :)
Glass Paperweights / Re: Ophir studio - S Beyers and L Hudin
« Last post by Ron Linebarger on March 01, 2015, 01:58:04 AM »
Thank you to Mr Hudin (son) for the great information posted about Ophir studio.  I recently acquired a piece of pottery signed Hudin 1992 from the Chico area and it was great information.  Wondering now if it was the work of Mrs. or Mr. Hudin.  Interestingly also is that I also acquired a
petroglyphs paperweight (from the other individual that gained more fame).  Ron
Glass / Georgian ,Victorian, Edwardian Heavy Glass footed bowl
« Last post by nicky00 on February 28, 2015, 11:12:42 PM »
Any help much appreciated in identifying with info.

Diameter is 9cms at the top
Height is 16cms

Has a lead tinge to the glass

Mark star like at base inside stem

The main picture is upside down as it was the best pic, so stem is on top  :-\

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