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British & Irish Glass / Re: Question about Jobling's 11700 Celery Vase
« Last post by Paul S. on October 21, 2016, 03:50:24 PM »
I'd agree that it seems to have been an unusually small design variation to have qualified for a separate Reg. No...............    maybe this particular incident was the first such design with more than one shape, and the factory were concerned to make sure they protected themselves against every eventuality  -  but I don't now have Baker & Crowe so only guessing.                See the attached pix which do show clearly the differences between the two designs.
There is however, another matter that has caused some confusion - at least to me - by the fact that this pair of Reg. Nos. are absent from the Blue Book, and because I didn't check this point before visiting Kew   -   assuming without question they would be CLASS III   -   I didn't have it in mind to look in the Registers during my visit.             So, I now don't know if these items were Registered as CLASS III, and the compiler of the Blue Book simply overlooked them, or whether their absence is due to being recorded in CLASS IV..........   in which case they were still overlooked.
Are there any known instances of Jobling Registrations being recorded under CLASS IV??

Whilst looking for these Celery designs, I noticed there were two other Registrations not too distant numerically - although I'm not sure what sort of animal/creature they're supposed to be -  birds, fish, a recumbent fox ;D  ............   anyway I've taken some pix and can post if anyone wishes to see them - the object looks to be some form of ashtray perhaps?                 These are Reg. Nos. 795459/60, which date to 08.08.1934  -  but here again there is a problem with the Blue Book insofar as only one of these - 795459 - is included.     

Including those Registrations not in the Blue Book, 1934 seems to have been an active year for Jobling with what looks like a total of 26 separate Registrations, although in view of the errors then always possible this may not be an accurate figure, and as I say I no longer have the book, so can't double check.

Five pix in total, so one will flip over.
British & Irish Glass / Re: Proposed visit to Kew Archives a.m. 21.10.16
« Last post by Paul S. on October 21, 2016, 03:14:04 PM »
I'll post the pix etc. under the original thread which you can access via Steven's link above  -  trust that's o.k. for everyone??
I couldn't state categorically that it was made by Michael Harris, and could not claim that it was if I were selling it, but personally I'd becomfortable believing that it is, if it was mine.  8) 8) 8)
Glass Animals & Figurines / Glass Penguins and bird ID?
« Last post by liamb123 on October 21, 2016, 07:43:31 AM »

Not sure if this belongs in this section but I have a couple of items which I need help with please.. I'm guessing Murano..

Thanks in advance
British & Irish Glass / Re: Proposed visit to Kew Archives a.m. 21.10.16
« Last post by Paul S. on October 21, 2016, 07:23:42 AM »
good afternoon Steven  -  being east of just about most of us, then you are already in your Friday afternoon  -   have to say I didn't realize that all of China was on a standard GMT plus 8 hours, although this must make things easier than having several time zones. :)

You're not too late, and I'll do my very best for you.             I do already have some of the Kew pictures of Jobling Registrations, but apparently neither of these two, unfortunately.           Always possible that Rd. 795461 never went into general production, but the fact that there were two Nos. issued does indicate more than one design.
British & Irish Glass / Re: Proposed visit to Kew Archives a.m. 21.10.16
« Last post by Mosquito on October 21, 2016, 02:50:24 AM »
Hi Paul,

Not sure if it's too late (I'm posting from China and always muddle up the time difference), but I'd be very grateful if you could take a look at 795461 and 795462. These were both registrations for the Jobling 11700 2-handled celery vase but I've never seen an example of the former.,33067

Thanks :)

Kevin, I didn't receive a mail from you.

David, for confirmation, my emails were only sent to m.
thank you  ;D ;D ;D

Hang on a minute. I see comet-like trails of silver deposit around it, on the surface. Michael Harris could do that, and very early on at IoWSG, he was about the only person who could attempt anything large.
It could well be his work after all.
At Mdina, Vicente Boffo and Joseph Said (eventually) managed to produce comet-like trails, but there wasn't anybody else, as far as I know, at IoWSG who could.
Hi and thanks for the replies and photo, much appreciated 😀 In the photo shown by glassobsessed, the goblet on the left of the pair looks to me like it's virtually the same types of glass combination, decor and style, but this chalice is just different proportions and size (with you both suggesting Chalice as a possibility, then I'm going with that  ;D )
I'm tempted to take it to the glass fair next month as there were 2 IOW stands there last time? 😀
Thanks for your help again
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