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Post by elliottbrook on Wed Nov 28, 2012 6:00 am

Please help me identify this attractive but unusual vase, which is most probably Scandanavian?

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Post by NaomiM on Wed Nov 28, 2012 7:00 am

What is the base like? Moulded, ground pontil mark...?

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Post by NaomiM on Wed Nov 28, 2012 7:08 am

An alternative to Scandinavian, is glass designed by Domhnall Ă“Broin at Caithness. It's one of his colours - peat (Loch, Heather, Peat) - and it has the ground down rim that's typical of Caithness. They tended to be unmarked.
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Post by RVsaid on Wed Nov 28, 2012 7:59 am

Looks too clean for vintage
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Post by NaomiM on Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:27 am

RVsaid wrote:Looks too clean for vintage

If they never used if for flowers then it'll look pretty new.
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Post by JoFish on Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:23 am

I think I have seen one of these too, no idea who made them though.

How tall is it?

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Post by Nic on Sun Dec 02, 2012 6:40 am

Thick glass and a cut rim would tend to indicate fairly new glass from Poland rather than vintage Scandinavian.
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Post by JoFish on Mon Dec 03, 2012 4:31 am

The one I saw was around 20-25cm tall and very heavy. At the time I thought it may have come from one of the smaller Scandinavian works, Reijmyr sprang to mind but that was probably just my mind flailing around...
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Post by Christine on Sat Dec 15, 2012 1:09 am

Not Caithness
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Post by NaomiM on Sat Dec 15, 2012 10:42 pm

I've been looking at Scandinavian glass by Aimo Okkolin for Riihimaki and it looks very similar except for the rim. I'm wondering if it's a cut down piece.
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Post by NaomiM on Sat Dec 29, 2012 6:24 am

Came across something vaguely similar, listed as
"Gablonz"vase, c1970s by Zwiesel

It might be by Schott Zwiesel, Germany

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