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Bohemian Welz Decorative Vase

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    Posted 1 year ago

    sklo42
    (619 items)

    This is a decorative vase made in the style of night lights of the period. As you see from image two this shape is not circular although the rim is. The rim at 1.75 inches is too narrow to have been a nightlight.

    However the much broader vase with it in images three and four, with a rim of 2.5 inches, is wide enough to take the mini oil burner used in some shapes at the time. Additionally it has an exceptionally wide and heavy base which may have been designed to increase stability.

    Height 18 cm./7 8inches

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
      I really like a squeezed shape, it's like getting two for one, and makes the object just that bit more interesting. It's really lovely Peggy.
    2. sklo42 sklo42, 1 year ago
      Glad you like these, Karen, another shape I collect!
    3. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 1 year ago
      sklo, I have missed so much in the last few months here on CW - wow - what eye candy I am seeing! I don't know where to even start. But as usual, you have posted some beautiful pieces. I love the contrast between these two - so delicate and so robust!
    4. Rhea17 Rhea17, 1 year ago
      Beautiful!
    5. sklo42 sklo42, 1 year ago
      Thank you, Michelle, for a lovely compliment. Good to hear from you......I look forward to you getting back to posting :)
    6. sklo42 sklo42, 1 year ago
      Glad you like it, Rhea, thank you!
    7. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 1 year ago
      Beautiful shapes and decor, both new to me.
    8. sklo42 sklo42, 1 year ago
      Thank you, Fran, it's not the commonest décor.......

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