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Art Glass43 of 118Glass Center Piece BowlVacation find #2-Large glass vase
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Posted 3 years ago

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This belongs to a dear friend....we went to a flea market together about a year ago when she purchased this. Went over for dinner tonight and told her I needed to post this on CW and maybe someone on here could help us with identifying the maker/origin.

just over 8' Tall
very heavy
the inside glass looks red where the outer glass is clear
more beautiful in person and my cell phone pic's suck

Told her this site reaches around the world and there are many knowledgeable collectors of glass on here.....she got excited :)

she has a lot of Blenko glass and other art glass which she knows exactly what that is......but this has no signature bottom is smooth.....the felt round pads were on there when she purchased it.

appreciate any info on her beauty

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  1. antiquerose antiquerose, 3 years ago
    Sparkly !! Love pretty!! I can not tell if it has some age wear -- looks like it. Lots of aventurine in it. I am undecided here yet......
  2. melaniej melaniej, 3 years ago
    it does have wear on the bottom.

    next time I'm there I will take it outside and take more pic's because it's so beautiful in the natural light.
  3. melaniej melaniej, 3 years ago
    very thick piece
  4. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 3 years ago
    I just LOVE this vase. It's gorgeous!
  5. antiquerose antiquerose, 3 years ago
    Love it too -- As I like the Sparkle !!!!
  6. Celiene Celiene, 3 years ago
    Definitely Murano Art glass (or Italian art glass).
  7. AnnaB AnnaB, 3 years ago
    melaniej, i was looking for info on my vase, also gold sand with black but a different shape, and found this:
  8. melaniej melaniej, 3 years ago
    Celiene I was saying Murano also but I'm no expert and didn't want to tell her wrong.
  9. Rick55 Rick55, 3 years ago
    It's a beautiful vase Melanie with lovely aventurine! No idea as to the maker, but one things for sure, it's a well made piece of glass!
  10. AnneLanders AnneLanders, 3 years ago
    It is def Italian, I have a similar plate....bit later than most of the Czech ware in my opinion. They did a lot of this type of ware in the 50's 60's. Hard to see colours but it looks like reds, gold, blacks etc so would think def early 50's.
    Could be Murano. Nason of the 60's, he did a fair bit of Adventurine. Fontanelli...there are a few....good luck..

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