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Posted 3 years ago

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vetraio50
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In 1990 I went to the US & Canada for eight weeks. I took a ferry ride around the Bay from Embarcadero to Sausalito and back. In Sausalito I bought this vase at Petri's, I think. The piece was meant to remind me of that time in the US when I first stumbled on American Studio Glass. It's signed R Satava 1490 89. It's 26 cm tall. I liked the way he created rock art. Indigenous. Lascaux. The interior is the most vivid iridescent peacock blue. It was different to the Orient & Flume and the other pieces that I bought at the airport in Portland. I bought the biggest piece I could afford and hoped that I'd be able to carry it back safely to Australia. Mission accomplished.

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  1. ozmarty ozmarty, 3 years ago
    Lovely !!
  2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    Thanks Marty and mon amie Amie too!
  3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    Hi mon amie, Amie.
    Yes, it is quite narrow. It put it on my small stand.
    It's 5.5 cm (0.22 inches) at the base with a round ground pontil.
    As to the thickness of the glass at the rim, it is 3mm thick (0.12 inches)
  4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    Many thanks ThriftStoreAddict, wolcott1, Hedgewalker & RonM too!
  5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks antiquesandcollectibl38!
  6. epson233 epson233, 2 years ago
    great piece kev -- and she was found in the nw --we're just across from the portland airport on the washington side if you come this way again -- you got cab service and a place to stay
  7. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks epson233. It's been some time since we've been OS. Thanks for kind offer.
  8. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks GreatSnowyOwl!
  9. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks AR8Jason!
    And thanks to you Sean B.
  10. vetraio50 vetraio50, 11 months ago
    Many thanks for the loves TOM31675!
  11. vetraio50 vetraio50, 11 months ago
    Many thanks GEO26e!
  12. vetraio50 vetraio50, 11 months ago
    Many thanks for the loves BRATJDD!
  13. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 months ago
    Many thanks AGHCOLLECT!
  14. vetraio50 vetraio50, 23 days ago
    Many thanks NORDICMAN 'n VINTAGEFRAN too !!!!

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