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    Posted 5 years ago

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    One I have had for a little while now and thought you might like to see especially in light of a few others with similar frit being posted recently...

    I can't tell you how beautifully this vase is and really!! is one of my is completely different in different positions and light..from a deep bright gold/orange iridescence to a deep purple/blue to a light clear violet..quite spectacular!!..the clear glass leaf shaped handles also have an all over light iridescent.

    Cut and polished from the rim with no pontil.

    Standing approx...18.5cm or 7.1/4 inches tall.

    Thanks for taking the time to look...:-)

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    1. welzebub, 5 years ago
      A really wonderful example..... I am sure you know how much I love this one....

      Thanks for posting it...

    2. inky inky, 5 years ago
      Hello welzebub..
      I thought this might interested you, it does with most that see it, it is a really lovely and unusual vase, quite similar (frit wize) as your newly posted one..along with a few others posted recently I thought I would throw mine into the mix as well and get opinions..I did lean towards Harrach but! not so sure now....:-)
    3. welzebub, 5 years ago
      I have a couple of observations about the piece that I think are interesting.
      First, the frit on this [iece, at least in the pics appears to be a light amethyst color. The Welz piece I posted recently also has amethyst frit, which may be hard to see in the images I have on CW. It also appears to have color surrounding the pieces of frit, similar to my Welz example

      Secondly, and they are certainly not the only ones to do it, the handles bear a strong resemblance to handkles on many examples of Welz trophy cases, and some other production as well.

      I can not say who made it, but I for one would not lean towards Harrach, as it is not really reminiscent of any of their work I am familiar with.

      No matter who made it, it is a fabulous example... Well worth studying.....
    4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
      Did you see the other one similar two days ago, INKY ???
    5. sklo42 sklo42, 5 years ago
      Nice one, inky, I love the handles!
    6. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Is it ever ... !!
    7. IronLace IronLace, 5 years ago
      The texture on this looks wonderful! The organic, leafy handles look a bit like the feet on my yellow frit vase. It's really lovely!
    8. jscott0363 jscott0363, 5 years ago
      Oh, that is a BEAUTY!!!!!
    9. inky inky, 5 years ago
      Hello vetraio..yes I saw the few that were posted, the main reason I posted mine..all this frit...:-)
    10. inky inky, 5 years ago
      Sklo42.. me too! Very organic, aren't they?...:-)
    11. inky inky, 5 years ago
      Many thanks Phil and Scott, always a pleasure to see you both..:-)
    12. inky inky, 5 years ago
      IronLace....I loved yours and wanted show mine and throw into the mix..I was leaning towards Harrach for mine and it was suggested it may be..but now Welzebub has given me now..I dunno!...:-/
    13. inky inky, 5 years ago
      Thanks so much Nicefice, I'm pleased you like it as well , it is sooooooo!! much nicer in 'real life'
    14. inky inky, 5 years ago
      Many thanks for all the loves from everyone, much appreciated...:-)
    15. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 5 years ago
      Beautiful vase!
    16. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 5 years ago
      And Beautiful it is....and Happy New Year to you Penny as well.. .-))
    17. inky inky, 5 years ago
      Many thanks vintagelamp...:-)
    18. inky inky, 5 years ago
      Many thanks czchglass5... when I first saw yours I just like mine but! when you stop and look at the detail there are quite a few differences between the two isn't there?...:-)
    19. inky inky, 5 years ago
      Hello Roy...:-)) thank youuuu!!! ...:-)
    20. inky inky, 5 years ago
      Many thanks for the loves....:-)
    21. MALKEY MALKEY, 5 years ago
      The feel texture super 3 dimensional effect plus the subtle colour just super inky
    22. Manikin Manikin, 5 years ago
      Oh I missed this post inky and what a beautiful vase ! You always have the BEST ! xoxo
    23. Rick55 Rick55, 5 years ago
      This is an amazing piece of art glass Michelle! I love the textured, frit-covered surface, the soft color and the nicely detailed handles!
    24. Rick55 Rick55, 5 years ago
      I'm sorry Penny I just came from Michelle's posts and had her in mind. Oops :-)
    25. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      You really do have some of the very best glass on cw, inky ! The photography here is beautiful, gorgeous vase.
    26. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 5 years ago
      I admire all your collection, this is very nice
    27. inky inky, 5 years ago
      Thank you for all the wonderful comments and the loves..I really do appreciate them all..:-)
    28. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 5 years ago
      Hi Inky. What an impressive fruit vase. The biggest I've seen. Lovely colour too.
    29. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 5 years ago
      Frit not fruit, damn predictive text, I wish it wouldn't presume.
    30. kralik1928 kralik1928, 5 years ago
      Hi inky, I have a similar case with the same exact hue of lavender on glue-chip, it appears to be a light film of color on the surface either by finishing chemical or tinting, could you look at the layers of glass closely to see if the violet runs through the whole piece? Thanks jm
    31. inky inky, 5 years ago
      Hi it doesn't run through the piece it is seems to have been applied to the surface...and looks lavender/purple in one position then move it and the same colour (lavender/purple) is seen as orange gold iridescent... hope this makes sense to you..don't hesitate to get back to me if I can add anything further for you...Penny.
    32. inky inky, 5 years ago
      P.s... would it possible to see the vase you mention..please!
    33. kralik1928 kralik1928, 5 years ago
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    34. welzebub, 5 years ago
      For what it is worth, this Welz vase in a yellow ground has the tinting layer on the exterior that you describe Jericho. It can be seen better in some pics than others.

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