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Post by dazenno April 25th 2019, 10:51 am

Hello!

Can anyone help with info on this beautiful multi coloured trailed glass vase? Is it modernist? Any ideas who might have made it or where it was made?

It stands approx 5-6 inches tall. There is no signature. A student piece maybe?

Thank you!

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Post by abstract toad April 25th 2019, 5:50 pm

I know next to nothing about glass, but that hasn't stopped me from buying it.
Student or not, it looks a lovely thing & I would think that a fair bit of work has gone into creating that, I would happily give it shelf space.
It looks modern, but I am only guessing.
Good luck in your search to identify it, someone will know.
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Post by dazenno April 25th 2019, 6:06 pm

abstract toad wrote:I know next to nothing about glass, but that hasn't stopped me from buying it.
Student or not, it looks a lovely thing & I would think that a fair bit of work has gone into creating that, I would happily give it shelf space.
It looks modern, but I am only guessing.
Good luck in your search to identify it, someone will know.

Thanks for the positive words toad, have to say I totally agree. It's LOVELY. I'm just dying to know more about it!!
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Post by Davee April 25th 2019, 9:35 pm

A shot of the base always helps with ID's.

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Post by dazenno April 26th 2019, 6:11 am

Thanks Davee - see pic 3!
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Post by Davee April 26th 2019, 4:54 pm

Oh ok, it was hard to make out! Is it just flat polished?

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Post by NaomiM April 26th 2019, 5:19 pm

Davee wrote:Oh ok, it was hard to make out! Is it just flat polished?

I can see a concave polished pontil

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Post by dazenno May 1st 2019, 11:22 am

Yes Naomi is correct is has a concave polished pontil - does that suggest anything to you then Davee?
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Post by Davee May 2nd 2019, 8:33 am

A concentric highly polished concave pontil usually signifies a quality maker but I would have expected a piece of studio glass like this to be signed. Unfortunately the Chinese glass that gets imported by places such as TK maxx is getting better and better quality and these are the type of things you are seeing there. I'm not saying it's not a studio piece but just another avenue for you to explore.

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