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    Posted 5 years ago

    racer4four
    (619 items)

    This piece is so unlike most other Dolphin Glass I have seen.
    Glass exported by Dolphin is usually with a black or red ground, with black, yellow and red spatters, and clear cased. Almost always they are urn shaped.

    This is different because of it's very vase-like shape, the red is very bright, it has ribs, it has mica scattered through it, and it has a hot worked rim.
    It is clear cased however.

    Perhaps this was not such an unusual style for Dolphin; perhaps it was a style just for domestic sale and not for export.

    It definitely is Dolphin Glass, the label appears original.
    Interesting.....

    Height 28cm

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    Comments

    1. courtenayantiques courtenayantiques, 5 years ago
      I love the colour! I've never heard of Dolphin glass before, thank-you for sharing this.
    2. fortapache fortapache, 5 years ago
      It is a rather striking piece. The mica is a nice touch.
    3. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Thanks CA. Dolphin were a very good glass company in Japan that seemed to have stopped production in the 1980s, although not very well known.
    4. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Sparkles always add I think Fort. Thanks!
    5. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 5 years ago
      I just saw one of these only I couldn't grab it...I would have had to put the fish down and that just wasn't gonna happen!
    6. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Missed your comment, belatedly, thank you, Ken.
    7. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Damn the fish Sue!!

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