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    Posted 8 years ago

    vetraio50
    (717 items)

    The Collector’s Fair is a main event for me each month. It is held on the first Sunday each month at the Wentworth Park Greyhound Track in inner-city Glebe. I found this little sommerso laying on its side on a table. I have always been a sucker for sommerso’s! I know a lot of people dislike them and Italian glass. But that’s just a matter of taste.
    This one is more interesting because of its size. It stands just 17 cm or 6.7 inches tall. At its mouth it has a diameter of just 0.75 cm or 0.3”. Very fine work. It has a really nice colour and works well with other pieces.
    Here I have put it with a Royal Worcester piece called “Italy” by Freda Doughty (1895-1972) who was born in San Remo, Italy.
    I'm open to suggestions about the factory. Archemide Seguso? Perhaps the colour suggests someone else?

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Many thanks Sean B!
    2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Many thanks mustangT and to you too blunderbussbb2!
    3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Many thanks bratjdd!
    4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Many thanks czechman!
    5. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 8 years ago
      Well, it isn't that different from the Strömbergshyttan miniature Sommerso by Nylund I've got, only a couple of centmetres longer at the neck...

      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/47227-strmbergshyttan-miniature-vases--gunn?in=collection-127
    6. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Many thanks toracat, Ozmarty and to you too austro!
    7. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Thanks austro, I've back to look at the Nyland pieces.
      How tall is your B894?
      Is that the number of the tall one?
    8. Slave-to-glass Slave-to-glass, 8 years ago
      Love Sommerso vases and bowls. I have lots of them, with varied colours. My bottle vase Id posted before has 6-8 colours from memory
    9. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Many thanks JayHow! Thanks to you too Slave to the 'G'!
    10. epson233 epson233, 8 years ago
      beautiful kev -- love the color
    11. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Many thanks epson. It's covered in clear but the effect is to create a halo around the turquoise. It catches colour from surrounding objects too!
    12. rebessin rebessin, 8 years ago
      It looks like a Strombergshyttan B930. It was made in bigger sizes than the miniature B930 (130mm), and in different underlay colors (even in clear crystal). Just now there is one clear online in Sweden, 24,5cm length. I have also seen these B930 in a green color exactlty like this. Design Gunnar Nylund in the late 1950s. Otherwise maybe an Italian copy?
    13. cobaltcobold cobaltcobold, 8 years ago
      Could be Cenedese. Look at this:
      http://www.ebay.de/itm/390527975811
    14. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Many thanks MacArt, to you too Phil and Justanovice.
    15. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Many thanks rebessin and cobaltcobold. I had a look at the Cenedese. I don't think it is theirs. I have had other larger pieces by Cenedese and their form is different. It is round, all around. This one is sightly shaped and has two 'sides'.
      I'm glad to hear your comments too rebessin. If it only were a Nyland!
    16. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Many thanks to that guy in Atlanta!
    17. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Many thanks Lisa-lighting!
    18. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Many thanks Mark!
    19. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Many thanks inky!
    20. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Many thanks miKKo!
    21. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Many thanks petey!
    22. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 8 years ago
      Hi Vet, I have been at hme checking my miniature Gunnar Nylund Strömbergshyttan vase... Mine is a little bit flat-ish, but I am pretty sure yours is Gunnar Nylund's too :)
    23. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Major wow! Thanks for that Austro!
    24. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Many thanks musikchoo and to allirish too!
    25. SEAN68 SEAN68, 7 years ago
      stunning Kevin!!!!
    26. antiquerose antiquerose, 7 years ago
      No clue.....

      But gonna guess. Murano, or did Val St Lambert also make some fluid pieces with this type of color?? <unsure>

      I personally would still go with murano, IMHO
    27. vetraio50 vetraio50, 7 years ago
      Many thanks ANTIQUEROSE!
    28. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
      Many thanks AGHCOLLECT !!!!!!
    29. vetraio50 vetraio50, 4 years ago
      Many thanks RECORDMANTIME !!! ! !!!
    30. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
      Many thanks TAHITI1 & CPOMEDX !!! ! !!!
    31. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks NEWFLD & VIKINGGIRL !!!!!!
    32. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 months ago
      Many thanks AURA & TAHIT1 !!!!!!
    33. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 months ago
      Many thanks JERRYBOY !.!!.!.!!.!

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