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Josef Riedel Light Green Satin Enameled Vase C1880?

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    Posted 2 years ago

    philmac51
    (184 items)

    I'm fairly confident calling this a Riedel vase. I thought initially it may have been Harrach, but on further investigation and comparison of other Reidel pieces, I'm happy that it is Riedel. Bought recently from a UK seller, who actually had the pair, however the other piece was very badly damaged and I suggested she keep it as I did not want to take the risk of one damaged piece damaging a good one during transit.

    It's a thick white, cased in light satin green uranium glass that is highly reactive to UV. Nicely raised enamel cherry blossom, branches and leaves and very typical Riedel finely painted swallows. I think the numbering on the base is fairly typical of Riedel also.

    8" (20cm) tall

    Comments

    1. MALKEY MALKEY, 2 years ago
      the enamel scrumptious & the subtle celedon green smashing thanks for sharing another jewel Phil
    2. philmac51 philmac51, 2 years ago
      Celedon - Fabulous, never lost for words! You're very welcome as always Malkey!
    3. MALKEY MALKEY, 2 years ago
      my pleasure Phil think i mispelt should be celadon !!!! l.o.l
    4. sklo42 sklo42, 2 years ago
      Just beautiful, Phil. I always think that decorating the back, or unseen part, of the vase to be the mark of a quality producer.
    5. philmac51 philmac51, 2 years ago
      Thank you Peggy, always appreciate your comments!
    6. IanBrighton IanBrighton, 2 years ago
      The bird is very well-executed. A delight.
    7. Alan2310 Alan2310, 2 years ago
      Phil, another beauty for your collection, totally agree with Ian, the swallow tail is a beauty of execution, i am green of envy.

      Regards
      Alan
    8. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      A beautiful piece from one of the fabulous Riedels !!!
    9. philmac51 philmac51, 2 years ago
      Thanks for the comments guys - you can fit that little bird in a square inch, so yes extremely fine illustration.
    10. Rick55 Rick55, 2 years ago
      Beautiful piece Phil! I love the enamel work!
    11. inky inky, 2 years ago
      Isn't this just beautiful, looks almost like marzipan...it's so fine and elegant looking very nice buy Phil..do like Riedel..:-)
    12. philmac51 philmac51, 2 years ago
      Thanks Rick - Thanks Penny, always enjoy your contribution to my posts!
    13. bijoucaillouvintage bijoucaillouvintage, 2 years ago
      Wow what a beauty!
    14. philmac51 philmac51, 2 years ago
      Thanks for the WOW Bijou!

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