Posted 5 years ago
I was really quite shocked when this vase arrived the other day - the box it came in was huge, and heavy! When I bought this vase, it was almost by accident - I put in a very small bid, and didn't expect to be the high bidder - so I really hadn't taken much note of its size. This vase stands 14" tall, and has a lot of presence in a room! I believe the bird is a type of small parrot, and it has classic Harrach foliage, flowers, and a butterfly surrounding it. There is some wear to the surface of the enameling, but the glass is as glossy as ever, and it is still a lovely vase. Even with a flashlight shining inside, it was very hard to see any color other than deep black. I believe this vase dates to about the 1880's.