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Extra large Victorian cased glass vase with applied oak leaves & acorns

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    Posted 3 years ago

    IronLace
    (494 items)

    This Victorian vase is made from two layers of cased glass - opaque white over a deep pink interior. The white contains uranium & glows brightly under UV light. The largest example of applied glass in my collection, it measures 34.5 cm tall, 14.5 cm across the double crimped top rim, & 10 cm across the base, which has a polished out pontil mark. There is applied decoration in amber of oak leaves, branches, & acorns. The acorns are rather small in proportion the leaves. The top rim also has an applied amber crest. Could be English or Bohemian.

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    Comments

    1. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Such beautiful work here. The crest on the ruffled rim is delightful.
    2. IronLace IronLace, 3 years ago
      Many thanks, racer4four...yes, it is something to behold!
      I posted a photo of it on another glass forum some years ago, & was told that it looked like it had toffees stuck all over it...not much love for Victorian glass in some quarters, sad to say. Much friendlier around here! :-)

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