Paging tallcakes, please

Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by Ownedbybear, Sep 25, 2017.

  1. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    Before I sell it cheap, is this cake stand anything special? Moulded glass. And heavy!

    Ta!

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  2. TallCakes

    TallCakes Well-Known Member

    not one I recognize, tho' it reminds me of European, Germany or Poland crystal like Irena...
     
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  3. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    I'm in England, so it may well be one of our mass market things. Thank you very much for having a look.
     
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  4. UncleChuckTX

    UncleChuckTX Well-Known Member

    Yours is marked "France" at 6:00 in your first pic. I sold a big oblong bowl in this pattern, but I never was able to ID the company. I guessed is was Arcopal / Arcoroc / Cristal D'Arques / Durand, etc. (although, aren't they all the same company now?).

    And just curious: Is it two pieces glued together - a cereal bowl and large platter? The lady who bought my bowl really loved the pattern, and I told her I'd be on the lookout for any other pieces.
     
  5. Bakersgma

    Bakersgma Well-Known Member

    You have excellent eyes, UncleChuck!
     
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  6. TallCakes

    TallCakes Well-Known Member

    thanks for pointing out the France designation UncleChuck. I'm seeing different forms of this design offered as 'Pineapple and Star' but no listing mentioning a maker. Only hope seems to be that maybe some day someone may find a label or a box, or something to name the maker.
     
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  7. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    How on earth did I miss that! Well done you. It's definitely made as a single piece. A Durand company is very feasible. It was in a plain brown box when I got it, so that's no help.
     
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  8. UncleChuckTX

    UncleChuckTX Well-Known Member

    Thanks - My bowl was also on a bowl-pedestal, and I couldn't remember if it was joined or molded. I couldn't find my pics of the one I sold, but here's a matching piece on Etsy:

    https://www.etsy.com/listing/278370178/divided-relish-dish-pineapple-stars

    I happened across the mark while washing my bowl. The molded word was raised just enough that I felt it with my finger, even though it was located in one of the pattern grooves. I doubt I would have noticed it otherwise.
     
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  9. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    And that's how you knew where to look. ;)
     
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  10. *crs*

    *crs* Well-Known Member

    Ownedbybear, Check Cristal D'Arques "Antique" pattern
     
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  11. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    I shall, and thank you.
     
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