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    Posted 6 years ago

    Vintagefran
    (109 items)

    Hi all,
    A lovely little "Tadpole" vase 5" tall and fairly heavy for its size.
    Sadly it's Very 'nibbled' around the rim.
    It has a ribbed body of satin like iridescent glass (is this known as glat?) with two green, also iridescent, "tadpoles" which glow slightly under UV light.
    I've not been able to find a vase exactly the same but it's very similar to other Kralik tadpole vases, although I've noticed the tadpoles are facing the other way to usual.

    Thank you to everyone for the nice comments and ID

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    Comments

    1. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 6 years ago
      Love the piece!!
    2. sklo42 sklo42, 6 years ago
      It is indeed a beauty, Fran, such a lovely shape!
    3. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 6 years ago
      Nice to see you Fran, and what a lovely vase to share! (I just love glass 'tadpoles') :)
    4. Mac63 Mac63, 6 years ago
      This shape and decor is usually associated with Kralik.
    5. Mac63 Mac63, 6 years ago
      A local collector I know had a similar piece with nibbles - he had a silver collar applied to the ground top. Not sure of the costs.
    6. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Love, love it. It has character and has survived (on most part of the few nibbles ) - That alone is Amazing. Beautiful Piece !!! Love it!!
    7. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 6 years ago
      Thank you for the lovely comments everyone. I thought it was most likely by Kralik. Mac63 nice idea about adding a collar but agree it'd cost a bomb, & way more than the vase. I'll simply turn it to it's best side and live with it :)
    8. Shawnl86 Shawnl86, 5 years ago
      Lovely!
    9. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 4 years ago
      Thank you Shawn186. I still love this one too. Its shape, the subtly ribbed, satin finish, mmm lovely.

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