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Hoarder Collector all my life , perhaps not as posessed by the posessions as in the past but still quite addicted! Preseent drug of choice is Bohemian Glass .... thoHoarder Collector all my life , perhaps not as posessed by the posessions as in the past but still quite addicted! Preseent drug of choice is Bohemian Glass .... though all glass can attract .. the wierder the better. (Read more)


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Tango  Vase with looped prunts  - Art Glassin Art Glass
KRALIK GLASS FLOWER . ( yes another !)  - Art Glassin Art Glass
Ballerina music box 1940- 50's TV/ Juke Box style  - Musicin Music
Welz Wavey Vases  - Art Glassin Art Glass
19th Century BOHEMIAN Overlay Perfume Flacon  - Art Glassin Art Glass
2 IRIDESCENT ART GLASS SHADES - LOETZ ??  TIFFANY??????? - Art Glassin Art Glass
Kralik Flower ( yet another!)  - Art Glassin Art Glass
Kralik? spiky bowl - Art Glassin Art Glass


  1. Amazing to have all that information so ofter we do not know who the people are in images... You could try and trace descendents and give them a copy of the image ( a photo) .
  2. I suppose it could be called Pinchbeck as it fits the description of , but I usually associate that with older pieces. This is what I would call gilt brass ( I could be wrong ) . Probably made in ...
  3. oops! this kind of thing
  4. Looks like it could be Czech too me . they loved this cind of thing
  5. I think more Edwardian .. ie early 20th Century . are there any makers marks??? I love this , my eyes match the colour of the Peridots ... green with envy! :)
  6. Hi Cogito , it may be well asking Peter Mason his opinion . I have found him to be very helpful and a true gentleman . It is his site that I sent a link to .
  7. Tube lining the method used here was a specialty of the Rhead family who did have many designs executed on tiles by several companies . see somne here http://www.rheadpottery.com/charlotte-rhead/...
  8. or Meyr's Neffe, Adolf, für J. & L. Lobmeyr
  9. Another possibility could be Lobmeyer
  10. Amazing! Look at the quality of the painting! this is a A1 museum piece. Would look good at my place ..... :)
  11. A lovely splash of colour! would brighten any place
  12. https://www.google.com.au/search?q=dodge+brothers+logo+history&client=firefox-a&hs=4zO&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&channel=sb&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=2ZXHU_HFPIHh8AWSooLABQ&ved=0CEMQsAQ&...
  13. Dodge Brothers car piece that is their symbol
  14. This was one of my best pieces http://members.iinet.net.au/~martyhoenig/newwebdianaprawnplatter001.jpg
  15. I love these Diana prawn pieces . I've had a few over the years most part of my now gone Australian Pottery Collection. Great fun ..
  16. Do you own this piece? or is it the one that is for sale?
  17. The apature is tiny so a thin piece of wire is needed . I have all sorts of things to clean my glass.
  18. Thanks Sean... I'd prefer Kev's as the other mans glass is always cleaner ( and gleamier ! ) (sorry for the poor pun)
  19. Being winter down here any flower is a bonus... needs fine wire for minute orifice..cleaning ... ..
  20. Thanks Folks it is a nice one I do like the colours.. As Vetraio knows it was some what over shadowed by another thing I bought on the same day.. still have a smile on my ( frozen ) face..
  21. Hi just looked up Clay babies and found this article http://www.foxislandwa.net/clay_babies.htm one learns so much here on CW. Basalt is a hard stone .
  22. Are you sure that this is made of clay ? it looks more like Basalt . love the ledgend.
  23. I'm with Michelle on the shape... though I think I have seen a taller piece with same base attributed to Elizabethenhutte.
  24. Hi Warren double boxing is not always the answer . I recently had 2 very big kralik flowers from an epergne shipped to me from France I stipulated good packing and paid extra for it . they just put o...
  25. How rare is that two in one go! lucky devils! :)
  26. You really are quite a charmer ... snake charmer this is :)
  27. I second all above !
  28. great glass , your daughters have good taste.
  29. You have more snakes than a Herpetologist!! This has got to be quite a rare one ??
  30. Pretty pink just perfect for a little princess. It is not a colour combination I see very often . I will now look out for it !
  31. Hi racer4four I think you nailed the category .. many thanks ...
  32. Love this I have a wooden version pack away some place ...
  33. Love these I have one example . The were called Chancey ware down here in OZ.. Perhaps because it was by chance what shards one had ?? Mine has an opal glass jug as the base. I have seen umbrella st...
  34. http://www.dollreference.com/celluloid_dolls1869_1950s.html maybe name some place on here
  35. I know some money people who would love these ...
  36. Wow a real head hunter!
  37. A stunning museum quality piece ..
  38. ALL THE BEST my friend ... will be in touch ...
  39. Definately different .. looks like golden bronze splashes.. I can picture one of those Carl Stolzle Art Nouveau metal mounts on this one .
  40. Hi so your a Billy Bankstowner! :- ) I used to live at Padstow when a Kid.. good site on Carnival glass by David Dotty http://www.ddoty.com/
  41. Another one ! wow you must have the best ones!
  42. Love it . would love to peek inside especially the glass..
  43. Love this , only took 3 years for me to find it in CW! :)
  44. t' would ,,,,,DOH!
  45. I'D like to use this one (if I owned one that is ... ) t'wood make any flowers look spectacular.
  46. Hi Al, I think we can now say that this is Loetz Zephyr Chiné . There is a vases / centerpiece in Passau with flower broken like yours and then there is mine with flower intact... http://www.colle...
  47. Hi Anne we are all just custodians of the lovely things we have. Some people have no idea... or are incapable of visualizing what a parcel goes through... and the loss to the world their "slackness...
  48. An other new one for me too !
  49. Thanks Sean , it is a beauty.
  50. It has Just arrived ... well packed and safe and sound ... The colour is more a pink or watermelon pink than apricot... very impressive... looks like no chips cracks etc just some bubbles and bl...
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