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    Posted 5 years ago

    LynnG
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    I was hoping someone might know if this decanter was a Whitefriars? It measures 10" (12 with stopper) by about 5" at widest. ANY information would be greatly appreciated.
    Thank you, Lynn

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Lynn the pictures are always like that when loaded from an ithing unless you do some sort of minor edit first. It annoys lots of us.
      This is a really attractive decanter and although the shape is certainly reminiscent of WF I think it is just a similar design.
      Is the stopper ground or is that a plastic sleeve on it?
      WF glass of this style was generally cased in clear glass and this is not.

      I know there is a Whitefriar's group on Facebook who could give you a definite yes or no.
    2. Vintage_Joe Vintage_Joe, 5 years ago
      Hi
      It is Italian Stromboli re-make/fake from Helena Tynell's "Emma" vase. They did same thing to "Aurinkopullo" as well.
    3. Vintage_Joe Vintage_Joe, 5 years ago
      ...and "Stella Polaris"(Nanny Still) bottle.
    4. Vintage_Joe Vintage_Joe, 5 years ago
      Sorry about typo, it is Italian Empoli.
    5. LynnG, 5 years ago
      Thank you for the infromation both racer4four and Vintahe_Joe! So much more to go on. As for the stopper it does have a threaded plastic sleeve.
      Again, thank you both, Lynn
    6. Deltab, 5 years ago
      It is, as Vintage_Joe says, an Empoli copy of a gorgeous vase (not a bad copy either). Most definitely not Whitefriars.

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