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sklo42, I live in Australia but many of the items that I've posted are mostly from the U.K. and America. You will see the same items come up fairly regularly because the glass workers made the same i...
Very attractively designed basket, sklo42. I would really love that on my glass shelf!
Undoubtedly you are correct again, IronLace. It is too small and the projections are just asking to be broken off, if taken anywhere near the kitchen. Actually it does reside in the glass cabinet, s...
Thanks, Scott for your gracious comment. I almost forgot that I had this tucked away at the back of the dressing table and since many people on this forum like Welz I decided to post it. I'm glad th...
Hi, sklo42, I've checked a few times and the rib count came to 17 - close, but no cigar! I didn't even think that it was a chance of being from a firm like Welz. Have you seen a website which has an ...
Again, those scattered / splashed colours. Very desirable. Excellent find, IronLace.
Thank you, Michelleboo7 for that interesting information. I don't know much about the firm but I will look them up and see what they made around that period that the jug belongs to. I'm glad that th...
Beautiful colour, IronLace - love the pink, green and red spatter throughout the body. Can't wait to see the other two items!
This piece of glass has nice proportions. At first, when I got it, I didn't pay much attention to it but the shape, colour and distinctive pattern have grown on me. It's silky smooth and very tactil...
dav2no1, wine rinsers were an essential item at the formal dining table in Victorian times. Some collectors just concentrate on these only. They also had smaller bowls in mainly green and cranberry ...
racer4four, great shade of pink and graceful shape. Blind Freddy would be pleased to them!
racer4four, the boat was a commemorative piece for an actual British heroine [Grace Darling] who was a lighthouse keeper's daughter. After the rescue and for many years she was a national identity. ...
He is a feisty blue thing isn't he, racer4four? When I saw him on-line in America, I just had to bid. Some glass birds lack charisma or personality or quirkiness. However, this one is beyond the mu...
Thank you once again for the positive comment, racer4four! As you know I don't specialize in one variety of glass. Whether it's old or new doesn't really bother me. I'm attracted to shapes and colo...
Thank you, shareurpassion, for your much appreciated comment on the pink ducks. The pink colourway is exceptionally done and make them very visually appealing. The Murano ducks and birds range from ...
I'm glad you like them as much as I do, Newfld. I like glass, old and modern which has pink / cranberry in it. I'll post some of my collection of latticino ducks soon. The Murano glass artisans are...
Thanks, kwqd for the generous comment. Both the cranberry colour and shape together, make this vase a nice one indeed.
Thanks, IronLace, for that information about these vases. I agree - they do fit in with the older items and don't look out of place on top of the cabinet. Will be posting more glass shortly - a mix ...
Thanks for the most welcome information about this item, sklo42. It's very satisfying to have knowledgeable contributors providing their expertise on these matters.
I think you are correct, SuperVintageDelights - three curled edges would keep a card secure on the tray. The back edge could serve as a thumb grip as well. It does sit nicely on a table because of i...
A lovely acquisition, IronLace! Keep up the good work.
Thanks once again for the positive comment, IronLace. Smaller glass items, indeed, are great space savers. I've got more items wrapped in cardboard and large styrofoam boxes that are tucked away in ...
Thanks, Jenni. Whether it's blown or pressed glass, looks interesting and has some age to it, I try to add it to my collection which began over 40 years ago. I love collecting the opalescent blue an...
We seem to have similar tastes in glass, IronLace! I note also that the two Bohemian baskets that I recently posted have generated some interesting comments. I might have something that is rarely se...
Thanks, Watchsearcher for your appreciation. I think the bird's eye has been treated in an interesting manner and the outstretched wing is quite detailed when you look closely. Is it a robin or a sw...
I appreciate your astute observation, IronLace. I've had these for nearly 40 years and they were purchased at a local auction. The baskets are a simple, yet graceful design. The white contrasted ag...
Yes, IronLace, they are very similar, especially the colour-way and spiral design. Could your two jugs have been designed as cruets to hold olive oil [?] for the dinner table? I think the European g...
Thanks, Newfld for the comment. The purple colour is intense and complements the cutting of the stylized flowers. I was very lucky to buy them as a matched pair and and they have been much admired.
Yes, IronLace it is indeed a pretty dish, especially when placed under a light. It caught my eye immediately when I saw it listed and the price was right, so I had to bid. I have seen many threaded ...
Very nice find, IronLace. I've been trying to buy a piece of Walsh sateen for years. I remember seeing a blue sateen jug and sugar a few years ago but it was out of my price range - I now regret not...
I think I've developed eye strain from looking at your choice items - a richly exotic, magical and fantastic glass garden.
Sumptuous and impressive collection of floriform, IronLace. What a visual delight to see these sitting on a table in a room. You have chosen well. Thanks for sharing!
Hi racer4four, this basket is well designed without being too ostentatious. Pink shading with the stripes and roundels and an unusual crimped top creates the appeal. It sits on an old Victorian tabl...
Michelleb007, Thank you for your generous comment. Aren't they pleasing to the eye? I am lucky to have these three and one other I posted earlier, which is bigger and has vaseline cranberry opalesce...
Thanks, racer4four for both your love and comment. I love, like many other glass collectors, the shapes and colours created by this maker. Pastel shades in pinks and greens are my favourites - espec...
Thanks, IronLace for your comment and love. The Burmese colour is quite strong and very appealing to the eye. A familiar story, the seller didn't know what he had and it was just my luck to know som...
IronLace, apologies for the late post. They are special aren't they? To have survived intact for so long is miraculous. I might put up some more photos of them later to do them justice. I don't th...
Thanks for the comment, Scott. I've seen Legras vases in splashed mauve and yellow on websites. My attribution is based on the shape of the top - but I could be wrong! I'll have to investigate this ...
Hi scott, many of these old items were made in fairly long production runs. This style-shape was made in at least blue and vaseline green. Could there have been other colours? They are very nice b...
Thanks to both IronLace and scottvez for their assistance in identifying the maker of the above. I had no idea that Harrach made them and was just guessing. I've just edited the title and description.
Thanks for the love and the comment, also racer4four. I read that in an on-line article about Heaney's studio, years ago. It's good when artists / makers sign their work. His signature is quite dis...
Hi, racer4four. Your Heaney item is very good. It is interesting how similar decoration that was used in a particular period is found across a range of vases and bowls. Heaney produced a wide range...
Newfld, yes it is a gorgeous bowl. Many people have admired it. It is one of our first purchases of his glass and we haven't regretted it. The colour is what you may call an 'electric blue' and set...
Hi, IronLace. Heaney glass items certainly have gone up in value since he retired from glass making. I think production costs forced his hand - chemicals and gas. I have a few more nice pieces that...
Racer4four, went to his studio in the late 90s as well. Most of the pieces we purchased were at a local outlet in Newcastle CBD. The owner of the shop used to go to Heaney's and bring back a traile...
Thanks Newfld. I wanted a pair of these and couldn't resist when I saw another one. Great examples of Bohemian glass making. They're great mates together on the glass shelf.
Great website, Wow22! I was absolutely drooling over those colours and shapes. I've placed this reference material into my favourites folder. Thank you for the tip!
Thanks, Wow22. I wonder if they gave it that name because of the color and the seaweed like raised surface pattern on the jug's circumference?
truthordare, thanks for your knowledgeable input on the Loetz vase. I looked at the websites you listed and they were very helpful. I love the colour tone and the simplicity of its design. It's a v...
That's eye catching, Iron Lace. The shape of the handle reminds me of the one on that blue opalescent jug. The Bohemians loved those randomly scattered mica spangles. Colours are bright and cheerf...
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