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    Posted 7 years ago

    kivatinitz
    (293 items)

    This vase has a beatifull colour. I had not seen another before or after "in vivo". I love blues and green thus I feel that it was done for me . When searching on internet what it is found a very similar one at http://www.ebay.ca/itm/VICTORIAN-MOTHER-OF-PEARL-BLUE-SATIN-GLASS-9-25-VASE-/141328736434. The pontil of both, the ruffled rim, the colour are similar but not identical. Clearly mine has a bronze mount that is old and the pontil has been polishe till to reach the inner white case glass layer. The history of MOP is so interesting from a technological point of view. In this site http://www.realorrepro.com/article/Mother-of-Pearl there is a full explanation of how the pearl tone is obtain an how often reproductions had been made. In this other http://www.glasscollector.net/Blog/glass-notes/thats-italian/ another allert about this latter point can be find. After reading both I conclude that mine could be British and very old. I would appreciate any commentary about the origin of this vase.

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    1. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 4 years ago
      Hi kivatinitz, sorry I can't help with its origins but can Love it! I'd guess it's English and Victorian from its appearance. The base is most unusual and works so well. It's Gorgeous
    2. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 4 years ago
      Thanks Vintagefran

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