Posted 3 years ago
The clear body is ribbed, the leaves have been crimped in a way that represents veins and the top of the handle is also in leaf form.
The seller said they'd been in her family for at least sixty five years. However they would have been produced another forty or fifty years before that. Sometimes it's sobering to reflect on just how old some of the glass we collect really is.
Kralik continued to make ribbed vases with leaf forms added to the rim up to the Art Deco period, when they made them in vivid Tango colours with cobalt blue leaves. See the link below.
Height 23 cm./9 inches