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Victorian cased ribbed pink satin glass jack in the pulpit vase

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    Posted 4 years ago

    IronLace
    (644 items)

    This Victorian glass vase was an op shop (thrift store find). Made from cased glass, it has a pink ribbed exterior over a white interior. The entire vase has a satin finish & the ribs are a deeper shade of pink than the rest of the vase. It measures 13.5 cm tall, 6 cm across the jack in the pulpit shaped top rim, & 4 cm across the base. This type of satin glass with raised patterns is often referred to as "cut velvet" glass, & seems to be attributed to various countries of origin - America, England & Bohemia. Like most Victorian fancy glass, it is probable that it was made by numerous manufacturers. This instantly became one of my favourites & set off a hunt for more examples of cut velvet glass...I enjoy the dual textures at play in these, the satin finish combined with raised ribs or quilting.

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    Comments

    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
      Beautiful!!
    2. IronLace IronLace, 4 years ago
      Many thanks, SEAN68!
    3. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      I agree - the textural change is wonderful! I would love to hold this.
    4. IronLace IronLace, 4 years ago
      Thanks so much, racer4four - yes, it is wonderfully tactile. Hoping to find more examples!
    5. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 2 years ago
      I love the raised ribbing on this. I've not seen these in real life (it's another I'm looking out for:), i have smooth examples but no ridged.
    6. IronLace IronLace, 2 years ago
      Many thanks, Vintagefran! This was the first example I'd encountered, then I soon happened upon more...funny how that can happen...

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