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swfinluv1's loves351 of 3253Czech glass Zipper vase (1920-30's) - Made by A-AErnest-Baptiste Léveillé footed Bowl or Vase pre 1885
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    Posted 3 years ago

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    I had never seen this kind of decor until this year (I'm referring to it as the fish-eye decor), the shape in unmistakably Welz. The base color is aqua with powders applied throughout and a technique is used to trap air bubbles inside the glass. The piece is cased in clear and is blown into a "waffle type" mold. The last steps would have to be the application of 4 strutted feet and polishing the rim. I Hope you enjoy this Welz 20's-30's piece

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    1. welzebub welzebub, 3 years ago
      Nice find.... I have also seen this blue controlled bubble decor on a Welz basket, although I can not locate the images at the moment.
    2. kralik1928 kralik1928, 3 years ago
      so far only two blue examples and two pink examples, its a very nice pattern but I wonder if its early or later in production- since the ones I've seen tend to have bohemian shapes and applications
    3. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 3 years ago
      Wow beautiful & unusual, I've never seen anything like it.
    4. IanBrighton IanBrighton, 3 years ago
      I have posted a cranberry controlled bubble pot, and Craig has one in his seminal article.
    5. Rick55 Rick55, 3 years ago
      Beautiful colors... great texture... wonderful shape!
    6. MALKEY MALKEY, 3 years ago
      love the close up piccys !!!!!!!!

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