Floral sided vase similar to Frank Thrower designs but??

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Floral sided vase similar to Frank Thrower designs but??

Post by 20th-centuryboy on Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:10 pm

When I bought this I thought it could be a Frank Thrower piece but I now think it could be Scandinavian. Looked around on Ebay and other places but can't seem to find anything similar? Does anyone have any ideas of manufacturer/designer?? Size is approx 95 x 62 x 296mm.

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Post by NaomiM on Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:50 pm

My first thought is frank thrower, Dartington, too.

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Post by CMC on Sun Apr 21, 2013 2:56 pm

Seems not.....

http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,13948.0.html

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Post by NaomiM on Sun Apr 21, 2013 3:05 pm

So are they saying it's a Blenko daisy vase designed by Wayne Husted, design number 6115L ?
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Post by CMC on Sun Apr 21, 2013 3:20 pm

Having read all 4 pages seems Blenko was a suggestion then 'dismissed' Mark Hill and Eve Throw said not Dartington. I think the general consensus is 'unknown maker'

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Post by JoFish on Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:32 am

There have been several more examples of this vase cropping up in the last few years and the maker is still 'unknown', at least here anyway.

In reality it bears only the most superficial resemblance to Frank Throwers designs for Dartington Glass, even though it is mould blown, floral and grey in colour. FT's designs are well documented and this is likely to be from a contemporary manufacturer in the far east.

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