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Posted 5 years ago


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This "pair" of Carl Sorensen vases were an interesting find.

I found one vase at a local antique store. I usually don't buy "one of a pair" items, but with a $15 price tag; I went ahead and made the purchase.

It couldn't have been more than 2 months later and I was at an antique mall about 100 miles away. I found the second vase. It was reasonably priced at $50 and I was fairly certain it would make a pair.

When I got it home, I noticed it was slightly different from the first one (verdigris band between the bronze bands, second from top is slightly smaller on one example). However, the differences are barely noticeable and they look great on display on the mantle.

With a total price tag of $65, I am very happy with the vases!

For those not familiar with Carl Sorensen, he was an early 20th century metal craftsman. His signature pieces are bronze with verdigris patination. He worked in Pennsylvania and his pieces have a fairly strong following.



  1. scottvez scottvez, 5 years ago
    Yes, I think it was meant to be.

    I would usually pass on the one vase, but I am very happy that I made the exception this time!

  2. scottvez scottvez, 5 years ago
    Thanks for the love scandinavian.
  3. scottvez scottvez, 5 years ago
    Thanks Marty-- I appreciate it.

  4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 4 years ago
    Great form of these pieces!
  5. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Thanks for looking vetraio.

  6. rniederman rniederman, 4 years ago
    Yep ... these are nice and similar to a pair I have ... good taste indeed!
  7. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Thanks for looking rniederman.


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