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Posted 6 years ago


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Please help me identify this hand painted glass vase. It has a stopper, but the bottom of the stopper has been broken off. The vase is maybe about 6 inches tall. There is a bit of gold on the stopper and the top of the vase.

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  1. ozmarty ozmarty, 6 years ago
    Hi It looks like a Czech piece . Are there any markings on the base?
  2. Mrj303 Mrj303, 6 years ago
    Unfortunately, there are no markings.
  3. susan, 6 years ago
    Hi, i agree with Ozmarty, Czech
  4. Mrj303 Mrj303, 6 years ago
    Thank you. Any idea of any maker?
  5. ozmarty ozmarty, 6 years ago
    Hi It would be almost impossible to attribute this to any one maker . It is a generic Bohemian / Czech piece I can tell this by the shape and syle of decoration .I would say that it was made some time from the late 19th to early 20th century .
  6. Mrj303 Mrj303, 6 years ago
    Wow, thank you. It's nice to have something from where my ancestors came from, Bohemia. Thank you again for the info. You wouldn't know if this has any value, even if it's a small value.
  7. ozmarty ozmarty, 6 years ago
    It Has value (but not gazillions ) , you might like to surf ebay etc to find out an aproximate value . the broken stopper would lower it's monetary value.
    Where your relative in he Glass industry???
  8. Mrj303 Mrj303, 6 years ago
    I only know one was a cigar maker in 1876 when he arrived from Bohemia and settled down in Manhattan. It is possible they could have made glass, you never know.
  9. clockman1954, 6 years ago
    May also be a British piece of Bristol glass as well, based on form and painting style.
  10. Mrj303 Mrj303, 6 years ago
    Yes, I believe it is a Bristol piece. This one is very similar in style. Same bottom, same small gold marks on top, similar color and painting style. Thank you all.
  11. ozmarty ozmarty, 6 years ago
    That vase could be British but most likely Bohemian . Not every dealer knows the differance .they see someone else has called something that so follow suit and after awhile that is what (nearly) every one calls it . perpetuating one persons mistake.
  12. ozmarty ozmarty, 6 years ago
    Admittedly the Britz did copy Bohemian but i still would say Bohemian for this one .
    I may be wrong but.......
  13. Mrj303 Mrj303, 6 years ago
    Agreed, I have seen that happen a lot with a Fenton piece. People think it looks Fenton so that's what they call it.
  14. scottvez scottvez, 6 years ago
    Marty-- my guess would have been Bristol. But that is based off of YEARS of seeing similar items termed that in Antique Malls throughout the US.

    It is similar to the "Stevens and Williams" tag that you will see on everything with applied flowers and decorations.

    Fortunately you, Alfredo and others have set me on a different course.

    Thanks to all the glass collectors on here!


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