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Glass and Crystal55 of 102Vintage Paperweight Made in Canada by ChaletVictorian Granberry Glass Vase (I think)
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    Posted 5 years ago

    freiheit
    (1225 items)

    Although I am cutting back on buying anything other than jewelry, I had to have this vase. It is in perfect condition except some very light wear on the gold rim. I have spent hours to look for one like it on line but so far no lack. What I found was one listing of what appears to be the exact shape of my vase that stated it was a French Art Deco vase. This vase had only some golden rims. Then I checked for "deer" or "forest" and even "Black Forest" and "etched and gilded rims" and didn't find a match either. I also checked out American makers, but non of the examples seem to match my vase. The vase is made of thick black glass, probably pressed glass. I believed it could be amethyst glass but it doesn't allow any light through.

    Any ideas on what this is would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks for looking:)

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    Comments

    1. Alan2310 Alan2310, 5 years ago
      freiheit, This could be Bohemian "Moser", it's just a guess.

      Regards
      Alan
    2. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      Thanks, Alan2310. I looked at Moser too, but I don't think my vase is of this kind of quality. But I do think that it could possible date back to anywhere from the 1920's to maybe the 1950's or 1960's or so.
    3. Alan2310 Alan2310, 5 years ago
      But still very beautiful piece, I will I bought too.
      Your estimated are good I think for aging.
      First half of 20 century, is the gold decoration is engraved(deeper) to the glass or applied to the surface??

      Regards
      Alan
    4. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      That's really something! I know what you mean about trying to restrict buying to only jewelry. Me, too, but well.... :-)))))
    5. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      Thanks for your comment, Efesgirl. I am glad I am not the only one...
    6. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      Alan2310, the design is carved/etched into the surface and then gilded. I read somewhere the sometimes this is also done with acid. I am not at all familiar with the process. As for the age, I thought that this design is too "romantic" for later than the sixties. That was my reasoning but I have been wrong before:(

      Gudrun
    7. TallCakes TallCakes, 5 years ago
      this is a Tiffin #15319 vase with the Tiffin Deerwood etch
    8. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      TallCakes, you did it again!!! Thanks so much for solving the puzzle!
    9. TallCakes TallCakes, 5 years ago
      you're welcome... it's a beauty!
    10. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      Thanks so much, TallCakes. I bought it because really liked it. I think it will look great with a bunch of flowers inside:)
    11. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      Many thanks:
      beyemvey, lee120275, kyratango, blunderbuss2, Efesgirl, vetraio50, aura, Alan2310, and Manikin:)
    12. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 5 years ago
      i love this classic, 'muscle-man' shape!
    13. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      Never thought of it that way, ho2cultcha, but I see what you mean. Thanks for your comment:)
    14. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      I just found this listing: http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Tiffin-Art-Deco-Black-Two-Handled-Vase-with-Gold-Trim-/110753931600?_trksid=p2141725.m3641.l6368
    15. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      Also many thanks for loving my vase, sklo42,, jscott0363, ho2cultcha, Ivonne, NevadaBlades, and TassieDevil
    16. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      Thanks a lot, aldo78:)
    17. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      Thanks a lot, rniederman :)
    18. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      Thanks a lot, Gillian:)
    19. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      I found one just like mine: http://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/tiffin-us-glass-deerwood-handled-black-glass-vase
    20. freiheit freiheit, 5 years ago
      Thanks a lot, kivatinitz:)

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