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Victorian satin glass hand vases with painted decoration - almost a pair

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Bohemian Art Glass2243 of 6816 Welz Rose BowlCranberry Flash Etched and Handpainted Romanian Crystal Decanter & Wine Glasses
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    Posted 7 years ago

    IronLace
    (877 items)

    Clearly these two Victorian hand vases are by the same maker, but they fall short of being a true pair due to slightly different styles of painted decoration. Both vases are made from satin finished glass that shades from clear to pale blue, & they both measure 22.5 cm tall, 10 cm across the double crimped top rims, & there is only a minor difference in base widths at 7.5 cm & 8 cm respectively.
    Bohemian origin.

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    1. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 7 years ago
      Hi IronLace, I love your hand vases. Out of curiosity may I ask are they all right hands? I wondered if they come in pairs of left and right?
    2. IronLace IronLace, 7 years ago
      So glad that you're enjoying my hand vases...it is very difficult to find a left & right pair (the pink pair posted two days ago, plus one other pair not yet posted are my only examples). Almost all pairs are two right hands.
    3. sklo42 sklo42, 7 years ago
      These are especially nice........satin glass, colour shading and delicate decoration!
    4. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      I like the fact these are from the same maker but have their differences. It shows the hand made nature of them and the evolution of production in the workshop.
    5. IronLace IronLace, 7 years ago
      Thank you most kindly, sklo42 & racer4four!
      I love the fact that you can see so much variation in glass, even in moulded pieces like these...from the nuances of decoration, to subtle differences in colour & finish, it provides endless fascination.
    6. MALKEY MALKEY, 7 years ago
      the strong cornflower blue at top with subtle fade downwards gorgeous & the decor lifts these pieces so much !!!!!!!!
      thanks for sharing IronLace
    7. IronLace IronLace, 7 years ago
      My pleasure, MALKEY - so glad you're enjoying them - lots more hands to follow...
    8. EAPGDepression EAPGDepression, 4 years ago
      I have a vase ruffled like this with the exact same color fad and it was suggested to be Harrach.

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