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Unusual Shape Black Amethyst Glass Vase with Copper Aventurine Dust /V. Nason & Co."Avventurina" Line/Italy /Circa 1950's

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    Posted 6 years ago

    mikelv85
    (1145 items)

    Nice shape and colors on this Salvation Army find. It stands 10 1/2 " tall with subtle copper aventurine dust against the black amethyst background. The top is rough cut and not polished. You can actually see the rim is thicker on one side than the other. I really don't think this one is Chinese and maybe even from Italy by V. Nason & Co. from their "Avventurina" line. -Mike-

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      The Chinese are making a lot of this aventurine glass but I agree it's more likely Italian, or some other (probably Eastern) Euro make.
      The shape is wrong for Chinese, as is the base and aventurine spatter.
      One of the nicest I have seen in this style Mike!
    2. mikelv85 mikelv85, 6 years ago
      Thanks Karen....you know your stuff so I'm pleased with your assessment and that we concur....lol :)
    3. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 6 years ago
      wonderful masterpiece
    4. mikelv85 mikelv85, 6 years ago
      Thanks kivatinitz :)... a masterpiece sounds pretty good to me !
    5. mikelv85 mikelv85, 6 years ago
      I've been looking into this one a little more and it seems to match Italian maker V. Nason and Co. "Avventurina " line. A few on Ebay in smaller sizes but same colors and similar shapes.

      http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Murano-Aventurine-Glass-Vase-By-V-Nason-C-/271940615148?hash=item3f50ec7bec
    6. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      I think you are right Mike.
    7. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 6 years ago
      Beautiful vase, mike!
    8. mikelv85 mikelv85, 6 years ago
      Thanks so much Katherine :)

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