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Pâte de Verre by Sue Treanor and Sue Hawker

Originally posted at http://newzealandglass.blogspot.co.nz/2014/04/pate-de-verre-by-sue-treanor-and-sue.html on 21 April 2013 I recently bought this piece of pâte de verre glass on TradeMe. It was made by Sue Treanor, probably towards the end of the 1990s. Sue exhibited at an exhibition I remember … Continue reading

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Inglewood Cards Provide Great Provenance

Originally posted on newzealandglass.blogspot.com on Monday 29 July 2013 I mentioned in my last post the great provenance provided for a recent acquisition by a catalogue from the first Philips Studio Glass Award exhibition in 1984. Here’s a piece of … Continue reading

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Avalon Glass Should Not Be Forgotten

Originally posted on newzealandglass.blogspot.com on Saturday, 8 December 2012 One trap when you try to write a short history of something is that you leave somebody out. When I wrote my essay The beginnings of New Zealand glass in New … Continue reading

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Tamarillos and Esther James – who was she?

(Originally posted in newzealandglass.blogspot.com Sunday, 10 March 2013) In spite of the severe drought we are experiencing in Northland presently, a tree in my garden has sprouted two very fine tamarillos (aka tree tomatoes). Which is a bit surprising, since it … Continue reading

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Not Such an Early John Leggott Paperweight

Recently I bought on TradeMe, from my usual supplier of Taranaki glass goodies, a paperweight.  It’s a good piece, well made, but what especially attracted my attention was the signature.  It seemed to be clearly signed J. Leggott ’81 N.Z. … Continue reading

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