Red glass vase with ceramic ?

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Post by heygarth54 July 31st 2010, 8:37 pm

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I picked up this vase several months ago, it is a ruby red colour with gold flecks, with an eggshell blue ceramic affect on the lower part of the vase, the base of the vase feels a little like fine sandpaper rather than glass. Anyone have any suggestions as to origin?
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Post by heygarth54 August 1st 2010, 12:11 am


the greyish blue colouring towards the bottom is like a matt enamel, and the gold flecks seem to be just beneath the surface. When the light passes through it shows a deep ruby red through the glass but no light passes through the bottom.
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Post by Nic August 1st 2010, 12:34 am

The vase would have been marvered (rolled onto) crushed enamels whilst still hot to give that matt effect - the same effect can be seen on a Holmegaard 'Asymmetrisk' table lamp (not that I'm suggesting your vase is Holmegaard):

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Post by heygarth54 August 1st 2010, 12:44 am

Never heard that term before, very interesting, thanks very much Nic.
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Post by dantheman August 1st 2010, 6:37 am

I always wondered how that effect was achieved,thanks nic Red glass vase with ceramic ? 175374

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