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see my latest post above
and I ran out of time to add this -

Note:
Going back through the posts on this thread - this bowl (see link below) I believe was made by the same person as made my decanter.
http://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/2089227
In the Harrach book (From Neuwelt to the Whole World) on page 83, there appears to be a becher that matches the pink colour.  It is pink overlay on white overlay on clear (although in their description they did not mention that it was pink overlay on white over clear, they just said pink on clear which it is not).  It has various designs cut through to show the layers and also has a portrait medallion on it. Although it is not a cameo piece the colour I think, matches the pink bowl linked above, of which the design matches my decanter.

In the description of the becher it says:
'Beaker with embedded paste - portrait of W. Batka'
execution: c.1850
h. 13.6cm
West Bohemian Museum, Pizen, inv.no 11187
Colourless glass with opaque pink overlay glass, cut, with embedded porcelain paste.  Engraved on the bottom "Batka dedicav".

In the 1840s Wenzel Batka was one of the main suppliers of raw materials (chemicals) to the Neuwelt glassworks. '


I'm pretty sure that is a good match for the pink over white over clear bowl.
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British & Irish Glass / Re: More Foundry glass for show. "Graffiti" range
« Last post by chopin-liszt on Yesterday at 07:35:18 AM »
I know it's OT, but here's some non-newtonian fluid (also known as "custard") acting for your entertainment.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zoTKXXNQIU
I had to go and look your place up.
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A recent Bonhams Auction 13 December 2013
Lot 10 shows this becher with dog and vines.  It is dated 1866.
http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/21673/lot/10/
It is blue over clear only, not three layer, and attributed to Karl Pfohl.
In the description there is reference to the 'scroll work' and that one with 'closely related scrollwork' is in the Passauer attributed to Karl Pfohl.  The scrollwork looks like the work on my vase.
No three layer cameo pieces in the sale though despite 10 of these two layer pieces.

The description reads:
'A Bohemian cameo beaker attributed to Karl Pfohl, Steinschönau, dated 1866
Overlaid in cobalt blue, of campana shape on a spreading foot cut with ovals and trefoils, cut and engraved in shallow cameo with a dog standing on the forked branches of foliate scrollwork, a lens on the reverse engraved with the date 6/2/1866, 16.8cm high
FOOTNOTES
A tall goblet with cameo work including closely related scrollwork attributed to Karl Pfohl, is in the Passauer Glasmuseum, illustrated by Georg Höltl, Das Böhmische Glas 1700-1950, vol.3 Historismus, p.68, fig.76. Other similar pieces have been attributed to Franz Zach, including a goblet in the Rinceaux Collection, Sotheby's 18 December 2001, lot 160
'

Another that is just interesting to look at - dated 1850-1860 and detailed cameo work
Intricate Stangenglas  Lot 11  11th Dec 2013, dated 1850-1860 and described as
'A Bohemian cameo glass stangenglas'
http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/21673/lot/11/
Red over clear matted background, quite an intricate design
Description of piece is as follows
'A Bohemian cameo glass stangenglas, circa 1850-60
The tall cylinder tapering slightly and raised on a panelled spreading foot, overlaid in deep ruby and cut, etched and engraved back to the clear frosted ground beneath, a group of carousing revellers seated among casks, vines and fruit festoons, surmounted by a further figure astride a barrel, a banner inscribed Gott erhalte uns junges Blut und alten Wein, the reverse with a viewing lens between tall vines, 33.5cm high
'

All 10 pieces are  Bohemian cameo glass and dated variously between 1850 and 1870.



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Glass / Floating Candle Lamp
« Last post by Bernard C on Yesterday at 04:24:38 AM »
         

Click either image to enlarge.

Height 17¾" (45cm), weight (including plaster of paris filler) 2lb 4½oz (1042g).

It looks very Silber & Fleming to me, so I checked their reprinted catalogue with no success.   I can't recall ever seeing anything like this before.

The image on the right is rather spoiled by my neighbour using the bathroom at the crucial moment.   I hadn't noticed until I started work on this topic.   I have floated a tea-light on water in the container, and added two tea-light lanterns, one behind my lamp to shine light through the flake cut to clear knop in the stem.   A close-up of the stem is available here, click the main image to enlarge.

         

Click either image to enlarge.

Searching the internet I found this example, height approximately 10" (25cm), bought in New England and being sold by friendly and helpful ebay seller wahoo-mercantile.   Note the very similar metalwork, probably by the same factory as mine, suggesting a significant international operation.   The experienced seller has suggested that oil is added to holders with a floating wick.    Please respect the seller's copyright of these images.   I sought and have permission to use them here only.

Enlightenment and relevant ideas welcomed.

Thanks for your interest,

Bernard C.  8)
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Glass Paperweights / Re: Monte Dunlavy paperweight USA
« Last post by Fuhrman Glass on Yesterday at 01:51:14 AM »
glad to hear Monte and Marada are still doing fine. very nice people.
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British & Irish Glass / Re: Bagley 'hanky' vase?
« Last post by Bernard C on Yesterday at 01:18:33 AM »
Just to record it somewhere ..............

I've just bought a pink medium (same size as Keith's) unfrosted Bagley handkerchief vase as a 3-piece flower set, complete with pink 7-hole flower block and tiny black plinth, both with the Bagley "MADE IN ENGLAND" relief lettering around the underside.    I bought it from an excellent source, a local lady who buys from car boots, jumble sales, and charity shops, and then sells at a local antiques fair when she has enough stock to fill a single stand, so a later mix and match is unlikely.

So it looks as if Bagley were prepared to supply the medium handkerchief vase as a 3-piece flower set.   I will take a photograph if anyone has trouble imagining it.   The plinth sets it off really well.

Bernard C.  8)
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British & Irish Glass / Re: More Foundry glass for show. "Graffiti" range
« Last post by flying free on October 19, 2014, 11:07:09 PM »
ooh, how lovely :)
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Glass / Re: Steuben Moss Agate or Webb Corbett Agate Flambe?
« Last post by flying free on October 19, 2014, 10:45:56 PM »
definitely helps clarify my searching and thanks :)

Perhaps the base glass on some of the Agate Flambe vases was paler and more transparent than the amethyst base on my bowl, which might explain the difference in the photographic representation?

I went to Gorgeous Glass (Broadfield House) to find examples:
This link shows a vase pictured in CH 20th Century British Glass, which matches the shape of one shown on the same page 111 in a reprint of a 'Coloured sheet issued by Webb Corbett' in the 1920s for their Agate Flambe
http://blackcountryhistory.org/collections/getrecord/DMUSE_BH2949/

If you enlarge that picture it appears to be the same decor as this one I linked to earlier
http://jamesdjulia.com/item/lot-698-steuben-moss-agate-vase-61112/
and the same decor as my bowl.

Which makes my bowl Webb Corbett Agate Flambe *

The mottled bowl I linked to above that said it was a pre-Steuben Stevens and Williams Moss Agate doesn't look anything like S&W Moss Agate that I know of, which is as Kev described:
and is pictured here
http://blackcountryhistory.org/collections/getrecord/DMUSE_BH212/
I think that bowl is probably also Webb Corbett Agate Flambe as it is so similar to the decor on Andy's second photograph.

Andy's vase appears to be pictured in CH 20th Century British Glass page 111 as Webb Corbett  as well - the shape of his matches one photographed and also one pictured in the 'Coloured sheet...' .

*What is weird is that I cannot get my bowl to appear 'translucent'  however I light it, yet the pieces in the book all look translucent like Andy's first photograph.  But I'm convinced mine and the James  D Julia vase are both Webb Corbett Agate Flambe.

I'll add some pics of identified Steuben Moss Agate for comparison in a sec.
edited to add
This is a pic of an id'd Steuben Moss Agate lamp with shape match
http://www.cardersteubenclub.org/shapes/item-view.cfm?category=Shape%20Index&recordID=24592&back=1
and vase
http://www.cardersteubenclub.org/shapes/item-view.cfm?category=Shape%20Index&recordID=27643&back=1
and here is an amethyst version of the same lamp shape
http://www.cardersteubenclub.org/shapes/item-view.cfm?category=Shape%20Index&recordID=22889&back=1

This is a Steuben Moss Agate vase (lot 359 on the link) which sold for $14K (would have been nice if my bowl were Steuben lol)
http://jamesdjulia.com/205_shs/
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British & Irish Glass / Re: More Foundry glass for show. "Graffiti" range
« Last post by keith on October 19, 2014, 10:40:17 PM »
Never mind I just won a S&W's 'Rainbow' vase and four pieces of Royal Brierley Studio for next to nothing so I'm a happy bunny, :o ;D ;D ;D ;D
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