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Malta Glass / Aubergine coloured vase with dark threads - ID = Mdina, Malta
« Last post by michajoli on January 19, 2017, 03:48:45 PM »
Hi guys!

I also have searched very long in the web for this one but could not find an ID, can you help?
Vase is 19,5cm high.

Regards
Micha

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Hi guys!

I have searched in the web for hours but could not ID it by myself, so i need your help please!
Vase is 29cm high and i think it is either of German or Scandinavian origin. Any help appreciated :-)

Regards
Micha

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Malta Glass / Re: Mdina Lollipop vases
« Last post by flying free on January 19, 2017, 02:18:01 PM »
some proper cobalt blue in the blue on that left hand one John?
Looks very similar to the blue swirls in my button rim fish vase.
m
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Malta Glass / Re: Mdina Lollipop vases
« Last post by chopin-liszt on January 19, 2017, 01:23:14 PM »
Very observant, Lustrousstone!
yes, looking for the "seaweed" effect helps.
John's last pic looks awfully like my tall one, internally.

This is my signed one.
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Glass / Re: Stuart Crystal Vase signed R Pierce N.R.D.
« Last post by chilternhills on January 19, 2017, 12:43:41 PM »
Here is an example of Clyne Farquharson's signature on a JWW 'Leaf' vase I bought last week dated 1938. As you can see he didn't always add NRD.
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British & Irish Glass / Re: Ink Wells, Ink Bottles and Stands
« Last post by agincourt17 on January 19, 2017, 11:37:08 AM »
Re: Inkstand, RD 154589, registered on 9 September 1862 by Robert Woods (proprietor) of 6, Angel & Porter Court, Golden Lane, St Luke's, London [EC1]. Class 3: glass. 

This seems to have been Woods' only design registration.

Can't find any more info about Robert Woods at the moment. Angel & Porter Court no longer exists (the area suffered extensive damage in the Blitz). There was an Angel & Porter in Golden Lane (records between 1768 and 1809) presumably adjoining Angel & Porter Court.

Grace's Guide for 1929 records William Bernstein (Furriers) of 5-8 Angel and Porter Court, Golden Lane, London, EC1., "Manufacturers of the Mink-Marmot Coat, excellent numbers in Natural Musquash, Squirrel and Mole, good sellers in Beaver, Seal and Musquash Coney, Opossum, etc."

Fred.
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British & Irish Glass / Re: Ice bucket for show RD 289821
« Last post by agincourt17 on January 19, 2017, 11:25:56 AM »
Thank you for showing this 'marmalade', Chris. I will add the pictures to the GMB RD database as being from the RD bundle  "288498/9/500  -  16.01.1875  -  butter/marmalade/marmalade" and tweak the entries accordingly if more info. come to light.

Paul - the only Seago pictures I have are for the ice pail RD 289821 of 9 March 1875 (which are on the GMB RD database) , and would love to see any other Seago RD pics in due course.

Fred.
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Glass / 19th century French Latticino Vase Clichy or St Louis ? ID please
« Last post by stubbsywubsy on January 19, 2017, 10:38:28 AM »
Hello
could anyone help me with this beautiful French 19th century vase i was hoping if anyone new the Maker i was told it was Clichy but i have seen similar pieces as St louis pieces.
also i am unsure if the Scalloped edge is Original or possibly a later addition ? were Scalloped edges common place on this type of vase
i Have looked all over online for similar examples but this type of Vase appears to be quite Scarce.

Kind regards Steven

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Malta Glass / Re: Mdina Lollipop vases
« Last post by glassobsessed on January 19, 2017, 10:21:05 AM »
This one I sold some time ago, regretting it now! I can't remember if it was facet cut or not but I expect it was.
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British & Irish Glass / Re: Ink Wells, Ink Bottles and Stands
« Last post by agincourt17 on January 19, 2017, 10:20:09 AM »
Thank you for the A.W. Digby genealogy details, Anne.

Definitely an 'interesting' family - stuffy, moralistic, middle class Victorians be blowed!  As a Victorian lady-in-waiting  is supposed to have said after watching a production of Shakespeare's 'Antony and Cleopatra' at the theatre -  "How very different from the home life of our own dear Queen".

Fred.
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