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Posted 3 years ago


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Designed by Helena Tynell in 1964, this design is relatively common, and comes in lots of widths and heights with different numbers of layers. I think some of them work better than others.

I find the green one here most appealing in real life. It's a very balanced shape and of course in my favorite colour!
The clear one was an impulse buy recently from an antique warehouse in Newcastle (NSW) and it actually looks better if it is no where near the vicinity of the green. It's shape works best alone, and I notice the ripple in the glass more when I'm not distracted.

I have seen the nice blue Pala vases posted by Austro here:
and thought these could go up as an addition.


  1. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
    Wow fast Glazzman! Thanks!
  2. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
  3. sklo42 sklo42, 3 years ago
    Great's my favourite colour too.
  4. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
    Thanks for the nice comment Sklo!

    Thanks to Tom too.
  5. mikelv85 mikelv85, 3 years ago
    Those are really nice Karen...... I love mid-century anything. Must be my "Brady Bunch" -Mike-
  6. AmberRose AmberRose, 3 years ago
    These are great! I can't find them here.
    Is that the escaping lizard?
  7. SEAN68 SEAN68, 3 years ago
  8. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
    I love the green one!
  9. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
    Thanks Mike! Yep...I think in somew way we are all Brady Bunch

    Yes AR!! That's the critter. That's actually his contented look. Frills tucked away.

    Thanks Sean, Leah and Vale for the complimentary comments!

  10. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
    Thanks for looking and loving:

  11. SEAN68 SEAN68, 3 years ago
    Your very welcome Karen!!!
  12. Aimathena Aimathena, 3 years ago
    They're awesome Karen
  13. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
    Oooh thanks sweet girl!!
  14. Aimathena Aimathena, 3 years ago
    You're most welcome xo

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