Posted 3 years ago
This example of Peloton glass is probably by Harrach, but as it is unmarked, one can't say conclusively. It stands about 6" tall and is about 3.5" in diameter. It is composed of several layers of cased glass consisting of an inner layer of translucent pale yellow, followed by a layer of translucent cream color, followed by a clear layer with a craquelle texture. The applied foot is of the same clear craquelle glass. On the surface are colorful pastel threads of pink, blue, yellow, and white.
This was a flea market find in Virginia Beach about ten years ago. When I purchased it for the princely sum of $10, it was covered with what looked like blackened axle grease. I could tell by the shape that it dated to the Jugendstil era. After several careful cleanings with warm water, mild dish soap, and a soft toothbrush, I was pleasantly surprised to see this object emerge. Fortunae felix!