"Ahh, Northwood was my first guess! LOL Still, it's unlikely that this was factory made by Northwood. It was not uncommon for US glass company's to take on consignments: ie.. Another company wished to have these specific lanterns made, so…"
"Ahh, So the size is right for a hurricane lantern - so that is a good starting point. But, as to who made it, that gets more difficult. I'd still think it's got age. Appears that the "pillows" are actually mold blown - that helps…"
"I am fairly sure the base is original, when viewed from the bottom/underneath it has what looks like controlled bubbles where the diamond pattern fuses to it. It's nearly 10" tall by 4" across. I can find no maker mark. There is…"
"Hi Wendy, Very cool piece of glass you have there. I'm not at all sure what it's meant to be, but it resembles a hurricane type candle lantern. What I really can't figure out is the base?
Do you suppose it to be original to the piece?…"
"The vase is called a "Grecian Urn". The numbers might identify the factory and model number, but where or who made it is unknown. If you search for: black grecian urn without lid, and click "Images" you might find a…"
Need help to identify technique & maker, appears to be red clay (I can't fit my hand inside to see if it's thrown) with a high gloss black finish and decorated with what looks like layers of enamel in white, any info would be welcome.See More
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I have been selling antique and vintage glass, china and porcelain as well as collectible coins, sports cards and more on ebay for 14 years. My favourite sites for researching are; liveauctioneers.com gotheborg.com and idcloisonne.com
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Have an ebay.com store called Wendyleez
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