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Victorian art glass467 of 547Victorian cased spatter & mica spangle glass jug with applied handleVictorian rainbow spatter glass vase with applied rigaree & feet
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    Posted 5 years ago

    IronLace
    (731 items)

    This pair of Victorian vases took almost 20 years to put together. The first one - on the right - has obviously suffered some serious damage, & was repaired. It was cheap, & in my earlier collecting days, my only chance to obtain a piece of this type of glass. The example on the left, I purchased on eBay last year, & it is in perfect condition. Both vases are made from three layers of cased glass - clear over rainbow spatter & mica spangles, with a white interior. They both have applied feet in clear glass. Right vase measures 12.5 cm tall, 7.4 cm across the top rim, 7.5 cm across the base. Left vase measures 12 cm tall, 7.2 cm across the top rim, & 7.5 cm across the base.

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      These rainbow vases are so ladylike. I always think of the Victorians living in dark houses with heavy furniture and dismal paintings. Imagine how joyful these would look in that environment.
    2. IronLace IronLace, 5 years ago
      Many thanks, racer4four, I agree, they would have made a lovely contrast to the dark interiors of the time. It's my dream to put together a Victorian style decor one day, with all my pastel coloured glass to provide the icing on the cake!
    3. IronLace IronLace, 5 years ago
      Thanks also, nutsabotas6!

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