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Post by seandux on May 19th 2015, 6:38 am

Hi All.  Does anyone recognise this clear glass vase.  I'm pretty sure it's not Czech (but could be completely wrong on that).  Maybe German or Scandinavian.  It's pressed glass with a mottled finish and a raised relief (bobbles) design on both sides.  Measures 18 cms tall x 18 cms wide x 6.5 cms deep and weighs 1.4 kg.  I've added a number of images below and any help would be much appreciated.

FRONT VIEW (SAME FOR FRONT AND BACK)

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Post by Davee on May 19th 2015, 9:47 am

Pukeberg springs to mind, also Walther Glass and has similarities to Iitala Ultima Thule. But I can't seem to find it anywhere Shrugs

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Post by lindylou08 on May 19th 2015, 9:56 am

Iittala designed by Oiva Toikka ????

Haven't found an example of it though.
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Post by seandux on May 19th 2015, 10:26 am

Found it - thanks for the pointer - believe it or not Polish designed by Jan Sylwester Drost in 1975 - part of the 'Asteroid' range.  Look at this link

http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/139381-jan-sylwester-drost--asteroid-vase?in=445
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Post by Davee on May 19th 2015, 11:08 am

Well done, always nice to have a positive ID. I know next to nothing about Polish glass apart from the more recent production from Krosno etc..

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Post by seandux on May 19th 2015, 11:41 am

Thanks for the help. Started with your suggestion of Pukeberg on Google and eventually (more by luck than skill) found the link. Not a bad £5 charity shop find I think. Pity clear glass appears to be so out of fashion at the moment. Saw a pair of really nice pair of signed 1950s Vicke Lindstrand vases that went for only £30 on ebay recently. Missed bidding myself because I didn't have access to ebay when the auction finished.
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