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    Posted 6 years ago

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    Another big Bohemian bird vase I could not resist .
    The detail is better than most one cones across though a little heavy on the foliage for todays tastes.

    On a beige- ish coloured milk glass ground the birds on rose stems and butterfly are set in a forested scene .
    The vase could be by Harrach but I am leaning on a Harrach blank decorated by Julius Mühlhaus & Co .
    any other thoughts???

    12 3/4 " tall ( 32.5 cm )

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    1. kairomalte, 6 years ago
      Not all bird-vases are made by Harrach. The painting and the opaque-grey (Royalgrau) glass definitely suggest, that this vase was made by F. Heckert ~1890 after a design by Otto Jummel. You may compare your Vase, especially the painting of the flowers, eg with the fotos of S. Zelasko "Fritz Heckert" pages 83 and 174.
    2. ozmarty ozmarty, 6 years ago
      hi kairomalte that is indeed interesting .
      I do not have that reference would it be possible for you to send me images or post links on here?
      thanks Marty
    3. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 6 years ago
      What a beauty, Marty - I just love these bird vases!!
    4. sklo42 sklo42, 6 years ago
      Gorgeous.....and actually I love the foliage too!
    5. Rick55 Rick55, 6 years ago
      I love the decoration Oz!
    6. ozmarty ozmarty, 6 years ago
      Thank you Michelle007 ; sklo42 and Rick55 ....
    7. inky inky, 6 years ago
      What's not to love about this beauty...the vase alone is a wonderful soft colour, then add butterflies, birds and pretty flowers all well executed...nothing much left to add...gorgeous!!!!... :-)
    8. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! amazing !!!!
    9. kairomalte, 6 years ago
      I did post some Heckert vases for your comparison today and added some more infos about the book by S. Zelasko
    10. ozmarty ozmarty, 6 years ago
      Thank you kairomalte they look very interesting
    11. Zowie Zowie, 6 years ago
      Not on who made it but I love it I feel as if I have seen one like this before
    12. ozmarty ozmarty, 6 years ago
      Hi Zowie Off to Bundie tomorrow driving slowly ....
      Need some of that northern warmth....
    13. Zowie Zowie, 6 years ago
      Hi bud killing time waiting for someone to turn up & spotted your Email you should be up this way I hope you are getting good weather at Bundie we are in Edmonton today so I have no complaints. Take care & try to enjoy your time. Be safe in your travels
    14. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 6 years ago
      Hi Ozmarty. You have such fabulous bird vases. The art work on this one is superb!
    15. ozmarty ozmarty, 6 years ago
      Hi VintageFran , every time I get one of these big pieces I have to do a lot of rearranging ... But it is worth it . ..and an excuse to do some dusting as well...

    16. ozmarty ozmarty, 6 years ago
      hi kairomalte do you think this may be Fritz Heckert too??
      regards Marty

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