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    Posted 6 years ago

    sklo42
    (767 items)

    I bought this solely for its shape. Prior to this I had thought that the only examples of this shape were ribbed and made by Welz. Obviously I was wrong.....in one way or another.....or probably completely!!!

    The iridescence, on clear glass, is faint.....gold on the vase itself and blue and pink on the ball feet. Once again photography has enhanced the iridescence. It's really only big enough for a single bloom, and a small one at that.

    Moonstonelover21 has identified this vase as Harrach.

    Height 14 cm./5.5 inches

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    1. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 6 years ago
      Sklo42, this is a lovely Harrach ball footed. Congrats!!
      Lee
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/135951-harrach-irridescent-ball-footed-vase
    2. sklo42 sklo42, 6 years ago
      Gosh, Lee, I am stunned.....but very happy. Thank you very much.
    3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      stunning!!!!!!!
    4. sklo42 sklo42, 6 years ago
      I agree SEAN, and probably quite rare.....thanks for troubling to comment!
    5. welzebub, 6 years ago
      As far as I am aware, Welz only did hollow feet that were ribbed. More commonly with a ribbed tri-balled configuration, but occasionally with a 4 ball stack like this.

      The pink example bottom row in the following pic is one of only a few I have seen in this configuration. The pink example is in my personal collection.

      http://cf.collectorsweekly.com/stories/S3fbnAbwz8oV2QtivpDEEw.jpg

      Great vase.... I like these.....
    6. sklo42 sklo42, 6 years ago
      Hmmmm, Craig, this one I bought for a bit of fun....at a fun price too! Three times I've decided against bidding on Welz ones......one of them is bottom left in your link! Niggles me now....
    7. welzebub, 6 years ago
      If collecting for a long time has taught me nothing else, it has taught me that almost everything comes along again...... sometimes quickly.... sometimes years later..... but almost without exception they will come along again..... :-)
    8. sklo42 sklo42, 6 years ago
      I am coming round to believing you, you know :-)
    9. sklo42 sklo42, 6 years ago
      thank you for the loves, kivatinitz, Moonstonelover, Ivonne, Katherinescollections, SEAN. aghcollect and smiata.
    10. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      It's a bubble vase. I loved these when I first saw them here, and you have one. Yay!
    11. sklo42 sklo42, 6 years ago
      And what's more, Karen, when I went to Moonstonelover's link I found I had 'loved' her vase.....then totally forgotten it!
    12. glassmadshaz glassmadshaz, 6 years ago
      very unusual like things that are different :)
    13. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 6 years ago
      I thought I'd seen this here before. Very nice Peggy. Love that you forgot you'd seen it, I've done that too, but not this time, I guess this vase stuck in my mind.
    14. sklo42 sklo42, 6 years ago
      Hi Fran, it gets worse! As both Karen and you remember this shape I went looking for it and found a post by Alfredo with a four ball base. And yes I'd 'loved' that too!
    15. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 6 years ago
      I love this three-footed shape, Peggy! The finish on these types of vases is Harrach's 'Iris Glatt Crystal' - a beautiful iridescence with blues and pinks. I recently added a vase to my collection (with one ball foot, only, though) - I'll post it so you can see it, too. :)
    16. sklo42 sklo42, 6 years ago
      Thank you for the information, Michelle and I look forward to seeing yours:-)
    17. sklo42 sklo42, 6 years ago
      Thank you for the loves, Manikin, welzebub, vetraio, IanBrighton, VioletOrange, racer, mikelv, glassmadshaz, Vintagefran, Michelle, ozmarty and surfdub.

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