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Possibly Kralik, Loetz or Rindskopf Martele Purple Bridal Bowl

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    Posted 6 years ago

    Shawnl86
    (122 items)

    This is a Bridal Bowl in the Martele pattern which was produced by three companies, Kralik, Loetz and Rindskopf. I am not 100% sure how to identify which of these companies produced this Bridal bowl, but it is of the highest quality. This is a very large bowl measuring over 11 inches and is rather tall. I have noticed a interesting mark in the making, around the Three in One Edges (Which are Awesome!) there are small circular dots which I am assuming were made by the tooling process to create the edges. This large bowl features a polished pontil at the base. If anyone has any information or feedback concerning this piece, please feel free as always to post! Thanks for looking!
    Best Regards
    Shawnl86

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    1. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 6 years ago
      Wow, what a really nice bridal bowl, Shawn. I have never seen one in a martele before! Based on the pontil, I feel Loetz can be ruled out (their pontils are always very round and well polished) - I personally would lean towards the other two makers. Thanks for sharing it!
    2. welzebub, 6 years ago
      The surface of this appears, at least in the images, to be quite shiny and colorful like Carnival glass. Is that correct?

      Interesting piece.
    3. Shawnl86 Shawnl86, 6 years ago
      Michelle, thank you very much! I agree I attempted to research Martele, but I was unable to find a resembling piece, or even a Bridal Bowl period in this pattern, I agree with your comment on the pontil! and Welzebub, yes this is very similar to carnival glass, however it is rare to see a piece of carnival glass to have such a oily rich iridescence, as only the best do. Thanks everyone for the Loves!
    4. welzebub, 6 years ago
      Rindskopf''s foray into the carnival glass world would likely have me leaning towards them as the house that produced this piece. In 1903, following a major fire, the factory at Kosten was completely rebuilt and modernized for pressed glass production. Although not much is actually documented, they are known to have produced some quality carnival glass.
    5. Shawnl86 Shawnl86, 6 years ago
      Really, I would be more than happy to learn that this piece was produced by Rindskopf, as the quality of this piece seems very high. I'm going to have to research the information on the Kosten Factory. If you look at the 12 O clockish Rim Raised three in one section, you will notice two circles which I believe were made during that pressing process. I have never seen such circular marks before.
    6. welzebub, 6 years ago
      My guess is that the circles are artifacts from the crimping tool which would have been used to form the rim pattern. Unusual to see them though. This piece appears to be mold blown and finished on a punty rod, with the final step likely being the crimping of the rim.

      Whoever made it, it is a very interesting and unusual example.
    7. welzebub, 6 years ago
      Here is a link to a little information on Rindskopf Carnival glass and pressed glass.

      http://www.carnivalglassworldwide.com/rindskopf.html

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