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Kralik Diaspora Vase with Holly Mount - Christmas in April!

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    Posted 5 years ago

    Michelleb007
    (180 items)

    Although it is April, I am still very pleased to have received this vase! I found it in an odd lot of Christmas ornaments for sale that included three plastic Magi, some old candles, two wooden reindeer, and a Christmas tree ornament of a grandma biker that also said 'Born to Ride" - seriously! :) I need to find a new home for the ornaments, but the vase was my treasure.

    It is a 10" tall Kralik vase in the Diaspora decor - a decor shift of Loetz Diaspora - and is a deeper forest green, with slightly larger molded spots than the Loetz. It is in gorgeous condition, and has an original bronze (I believe) holly mount with tinted berries. The mount is cast and really quite heavy - it has very nice detail including veining of the leaves. This will be a beautiful centerpiece during the Christmas holiday, but for now is a happy addition to my collection.

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    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 5 years ago
      sweet !!!! Merry Christmas!!!
    2. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 5 years ago
      Thanks Gary! :)
    3. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 5 years ago
      Thank you, Sean!
    4. jagsrock95 jagsrock95, 5 years ago
      Love it!
    5. inky inky, 5 years ago
      Beautiful Michelleb007!...:-)
    6. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 5 years ago
      Thanks jags & inky; I am really glad I found & rescued it! :)
    7. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Grandma biker or this vase....how did you choose!!
    8. antiquerose antiquerose, 5 years ago
      Oh WOW -- There is a SANTA!!

      Love it!!!
    9. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 5 years ago
      Thanks racer4four - it was a hard decision! ;)
    10. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 5 years ago
      Thanks Leah! :)
    11. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 5 years ago
      Thank you, antique rose!
    12. sklo42 sklo42, 4 years ago
      Love the vase, love the story. :)
    13. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 4 years ago
      Thank you, sklo42! I was lucky to find it. :)
    14. Lisa-lighting Lisa-lighting, 4 years ago
      Love the vase and the mount but the story is wonderful. Another example of the harder you work the luckier you get. ;o) Well done you! Enjoy the fruit of your labour.
    15. antiquerose antiquerose, 3 years ago
      loved again !!!
    16. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 3 years ago
      Aw, thanks, antiquerose! :)
    17. Nouveaudeco Nouveaudeco, 3 years ago
      Merry Christmas

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