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Three Imperial Lead Lustre Shape #618 Vases - Imperial Glass Company, Bellaire, Ohio, 1925-26

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    Posted 4 years ago

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    Well, actual two are shape 618 "variants".

    Lead Lustre 618 vases are approximately 6.5 inches tall.

    Photo #1: Decor #36 - canary yellow with opal festoons/drag loops, bright orange iridescent interior, opal base glass, exterior not iridized. Canary yellow is the company name and it is quite beautiful

    Photos #2 - #3: This is one of those pieces that crosses/blurs the line between Lead Lustre & Free Hand. I believe this example started in a Lead Lustre shape 618 mold and then was stretched and hand tooled. The lime green color to date has only been seen on Lead Lustre pieces. I would call this "Lead Lustre 618 Variant with Lime Green Leaf & Vine Decor and Orange Crizzled Throat".

    Photo #4: Undocumented decor - abstract blue design on orange/yellow, bright orange iridescent interior, exterior not iridized, opal base glass - somewhat flattened top, hence the "variant" designation here too.


    1. antiquerose antiquerose, 4 years ago
      Stunning Pieces, Thanks for the post
    2. VioletOrange VioletOrange, 4 years ago
      Welcome, antiquerose
    3. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      I have seen little Imperial Glass VO and I am so impressed.
      The mix of colours, the shapes, and that texture - wonderful.
    4. VioletOrange VioletOrange, 4 years ago
      Thanks so much racer.
    5. yesterdaysglass yesterdaysglass, 4 years ago
      I don't think I've seen the last one before. Cool pieces!
    6. VioletOrange VioletOrange, 4 years ago
      Thanks again, yesterday.
    7. Alan2310 Alan2310, 4 years ago
      oh, VioletOrange, they all beautiful, but the green one with the crackle orange inside the rim, just gorgeous, almost look like a flower in full bloom.

    8. VioletOrange VioletOrange, 4 years ago
      One of my favorites too, Alan

    9. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
      another set of beauties!!
    10. VioletOrange VioletOrange, 4 years ago
      Thanks Sean
    11. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
      Your very welcome Ernest!!!
    12. inky inky, 4 years ago
      Merry Christmas VioletOrange and all the best for the coming year!...:-)
    13. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 3 years ago
      Great design, beautiful!
    14. VioletOrange VioletOrange, 3 years ago
      Thank you, Elisabethan

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