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    Posted 5 years ago

    Michelleb007
    (231 items)

    When I first saw this vase, I could easily understand the seller's description stating that it dated from the 1960's. It has a crazy fused glass flower in orange tones that would be perfect for the period. But, as a collector, I also recognized it as being an old Bohemian vase dating to about 1900 or so.

    Some vases with very similar applied flowers have been attributed as having being made by Pallme Konig, and to me, the vase shapes themselves exhibit very organic forms. On CW in the past, some vases with these types of flowers have also been attributed to Kralik. I personally believe that this particular example is also by Kralik, based on the geometric shape of the vase, and also on the body color. (I have several other Kralik vases that are in exactly this shade of yellowish-green.) But whoever you think actually made this vase, I hope you enjoy it - the colors are a lot of fun!

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    1. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 5 years ago
      By the way, it is 5-1/2" tall.
    2. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 5 years ago
      Also, I just read through this post, and a vase the same shape as this one is shown in image three. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/195345-quittenbaum-pallme-knig-and-kralik
    3. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 5 years ago
      wow! this is wonderful!
    4. welzebub, 5 years ago
      Here is the same shape in the easily recognized Kralik décor referred to as Banded".

      http://www.kralik-glass.com/kralik-images/banded/kb13.jpg

      Pretty Example you have there!!
    5. Alan2310 Alan2310, 5 years ago
      Wow, beautiful example, like you say, colour is just gorgeous.
      Remind me the colour of my PK Cookie jar post a year ago, with same flowers decor.
      Congrats

      Regards
      Alan
    6. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 5 years ago
      ho2cultcha, thanks so much!
    7. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 5 years ago
      Hi Craig - perfect! Thanks so much for showing me this one!
    8. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 5 years ago
      Thanks so much, Alan! I do love your biscuit jar; such a nice piece!
    9. antiquerose antiquerose, 5 years ago
      Wow, this is A++++++
    10. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      I never thought I would ever say a piece of Kralik is cool, but this sure is Michelle!
    11. sklo42 sklo42, 5 years ago
      Lovely colours and inspired placing of the flower......
    12. inky inky, 5 years ago
      This is just beautiful Michelle, I can understand why they thought 1960’s...so! drug-I-fide and psychedelic looking..:-)).. and your photos are wonderful!..:-)
    13. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 5 years ago
      my hole admiration
    14. IanBrighton IanBrighton, 5 years ago
      Wow! And my admiration as well!
    15. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 5 years ago
      Thank you all so much - I am glad you like 'psychadelic coolness' of this one! :)
    16. Rick55 Rick55, 5 years ago
      Simply Beautiful Michelle! These abstract flower pieces are always so special :-)
    17. IronLace IronLace, 1 year ago
      How did I ever miss this one? Many thanks for pointing me towards it after seeing the vase I posted today...& for sure, this one has a very similar colour scheme to mine, despite the more complex, angular shape. Fabulous piece!
    18. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 1 year ago
      Thank you Marin! I definitely see the similarities, but yours has the best setting, by far! :)

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