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    I have always loved the bottles too but have not started collecting.....yet ;-)

    OMG what an amazing collection kumquat. And that Djedi. Wow!


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    I have always loved the bottles too but have not started collecting.....yet ;-)

    OMG what an amazing collection kumquat. And that Djedi. Wow!


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    A sweet little pair of bohemian Moser bottles in green with gilt applied.
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    A pink glass or crystal Art Deco, stoppered bottled. Probably Czech. 1930's or so. No markings.
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    I made some still life shots of the collection.
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    A few close ups.
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    There are quite a few of these. I hope you don't get bored of them.
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    This thread is a testament to beauty and your beautiful taste!
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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    This thread is a testament to beauty and your beautiful taste!
    Hednic, I appreciate that so much! Thank-you.
    These last green series make me think of how much I loved the Emerald City sequence in "The Wizard of Oz". I really loved that movie. It also was filled with great Art Deco design elements.
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    Absolutely amazing kumquat !!!!! Congratulations
    Have I told you about the scent of jasmine? Have I spoken about the smell of the sea? The earth is scented. And I perfume myself to enhance what I am. That's why I can not wear a perfume that bothers me. Perfuming is an instinctive wisdom. And like all art, it requires some knowledge of yourself..."
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    Absolutely amazing kumquat !!!!! Congratulations

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    Peach guillochet over copper.
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    Black 'Devilbiss' gold trim frieze. Dauber (glass) intact.

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    This appears to be old. Enamel over very delicate metal. French? Missing a cork?

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    There is some wear. Even the bottom is carefully decorated.

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    I want to come and visit you!

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    I want to come and visit you!

    That would be great! Anytime.
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    Small etched glass piece; signed on bottom. Blue enamel guillochet over brass.

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    I recently cleaned and rearranged my collection. Here's some of it.



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    Mostly reds.



    Blues and greens.
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    All crystal.
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    I tidied up this area, too.

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    I think this may be from the 1930's. Czech.
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    It's hard to tell but inside the white flowers are sparkling Marcasite crystals.
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    Amber glass, unmarked- heavy. 19thc- early 1900's. Sterling piece. Unusual pattern.
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    I am really enjoying these pics, Kumquat, keep them coming! :-)

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    The amber bottle has a perfect stopper. The sterling chatelaine has a screw top.
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    Italian laticino bottle with stopper.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lanvinelle View Post
    I am really enjoying these pics, Kumquat, keep them coming! :-)

    Thanks so much! I'm glad to see you here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post
    "How beautifully ornate." My wife's words. Have to agree with her!
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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    "How beautifully ornate." My wife's words. Have to agree with her!
    Thank-you and I am glad your wife is enjoying the collection, too. I waited quite a while for one of these Italian latticino bottles which was affordable and nice enough to be desirable. There are a lot of variations on this theme. It's hard to tell the copies from the good ones until you get them in your hands. I think this is a nice one, though. Glad you like it. It is amazingly complex!
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    I can't tell how old this is or where it's from. It's comical- sort of an "I Dream of Jeanie" bottle. Very theatrical. There are numbers on the bottom. No clue what they mean. Gold painted ceramic and enameled brass. About 7" tall.
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    Oh, my, kumquat! How wonderful!

    The latest vintage I bought was a bottle of Elegance by D'Orsay from the 1940s. The box was a little worn, and the bottle open, but otherwise in great shape.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Primrose View Post
    Oh, my, kumquat! How wonderful!

    The latest vintage I bought was a bottle of Elegance by D'Orsay from the 1940s. The box was a little worn, and the bottle open, but otherwise in great shape.
    It's great to see you here. Thank-you! We'd love to see pictures of any of your bottles. I think d'Orsay did some nice ones.
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    Great cut glass with amethyst jewel tops. Sterling.
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    The shaker top is probably early, 1830's?
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    I think this may be from the 1930's. Czech.
    I really adore this one!

    And your display is superb too. You've collected a lot over the years! Where do you find all those treasures?

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    I really adore this one!

    And your display is superb too. You've collected a lot over the years! Where do you find all those treasures?
    Thank you! This one was hard to find a real example. They make lots of modern copies in this style.
    Almost all of these are from Ebay. Some from RubyLane Antiques website. A few gifts. I'm afraid I peruse Ebay too often using a few favorite key words.
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    I'm afraid I peruse Ebay too often using a few favorite key words.
    Don't let anyone distract you from your work

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    Quote Originally Posted by TLS View Post
    Don't let anyone distract you from your work
    I shall try to stay the committed shopper that I've become. I don't want to let you down. Must soldier on!
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    Hand painted porcelain or ceramic. No markings. Maybe 1930's-1950's. Maybe French.
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    About 6" tall.
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    Mauve and gold 'Devilbiss'?
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    Intact dauber.
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    Opaline jade green. Carved glass stopper. 'Made in France' in raised letters and paper label on bottom.
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    Uranium or 'Vaseline' glass, Art Deco era. 'Made in Czechoslovakia' on bottom.
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    I tried to photograph the mark. It's inside an oval.
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    Small, Bohemian Czech piece. Gold scrollwork. (Brass)
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