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Victorian spherical cased glass thorn vase with applied feet

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Victorian art glass489 of 547Victorian cased glass thorn vaseVictorian pink cased glass vase with green frilled rim
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    Posted 5 years ago

    IronLace
    (731 items)

    This unusual Victorian glass thorn vase is made from two layers of cased glass, salmon pink over a white interior. It has an irregular, scissor cut top rim, rustic pull out decoration all over, & four applied clear feet of a quirky wheel like shape. It measures 14 cm tall, around 8.5 cm wide across the top, & around 9 cm across the footed base. The feet have an embossed daisy head pattern. Polished pontil on the base.

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    1. kralik1928 kralik1928, 5 years ago
      Love love love this vase, we should have a contest of who could find the strangest ways possible, this would be a contender
    2. IronLace IronLace, 5 years ago
      Many thanks kralik1928, I love weird glass & am always looking for particularly odd specimens! I have a few more contenders with weirdness potential to be posted in the near future...
    3. IronLace IronLace, 2 years ago
      I'm bumping this up as the tooled rim reminds me of the one on inky's recently posted Early Loetz vase - maybe this oddity is their work as well..?
    4. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 2 years ago
      Hi IronLace, this is lovely. It reminded me of Inkys' early Loetz too.
    5. IronLace IronLace, 2 years ago
      Many thanks, Vintagefran!
    6. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 3 months ago
      Marin, I never saw this vase before because it was in the Art Glass category, and I follow Bohemian, Loetz or French glass...I am so glad you mentioned this piece to me! You have really helped me with a vase I have had for a few years now, with the exact same feet. I think we both have pieces of early Loetz here! May I use one of your photos in an upcoming post for comparison? :)
    7. IronLace IronLace, 3 months ago
      Thanks so much, Michelle, & it's nice to think this vase has provided a useful guide for making an attribution!
      You're more than welcome to use an image, in fact I could provide a better one now if you like as my photos from 5 year ago were not so great...

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