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English Art Glass Honey Comb Posy Vase Glows Orange!

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British Art Glass314 of 322Large torpedo shaped blue and silver art glass vase with applied rimIsn't this lovely? An art glass wall plate with two birds, leaves etc.
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Posted 3 years ago

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Shawnl86
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I purchased this Spittoon off Ebay last year and had it Shipped from the United Kingdom, which I believe it was manufactured, I think it might be Stourbridge but I'm not 100% sure, The pattern looks like a Honey Comb, and it has some very interesting glass and when under a Black Light the Yellow Glass Glows Orange, and the Blue Glass Glows A Funky Green! which is really sweet! Mint Condition! Thanks for looking! and if anyone has any information or opinions they are welcome.
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Shawnl86

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    I would think it is a vase and not a spittoon.

    Scott
  2. Shawnl86 Shawnl86, 3 years ago
    Hmm... its a really tough call Scott, it has a Funnel shape like a spittoon, but it also looks like a Vase, I just thought spittoon sounded more unique people just dont use that word much any more! :)
  3. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    It sure is unique. Maybe spittoon shaped, but I am not familiar with any art glass spittoons. Spittoon were usually found sitting on the floor and were a much larger form. This would be a tough target and it would be ashame to waste this objects beauty by filling it with spit!

    Do you know of catalogued/ documented examples of ART GLASS that were actually sold as spittoons?

    Scott
  4. Paul, 3 years ago
    These small vases were and are often called Posy (Posey) vases.
  5. Shawnl86 Shawnl86, 3 years ago
    Im relatively new to Art Glass so, I cant say I have yet and Thanks for the information Paul, do you know a maker or age?
  6. Shawnl86 Shawnl86, 3 years ago
    Thanks Scandinavian, I do too that Glow it’s so Unique! :)
  7. Shawnl86 Shawnl86, 2 years ago
    Thanks Everyone! for the Feedback!
  8. Shawnl86 Shawnl86, 3 months ago
    Its been a long time and I know there are new faces here on CW, if anyone has any information on this piece Id love to hear it! Thanks in advance.

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