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    Posted 3 years ago

    IronLace
    (644 items)

    This Victorian vase is made from three layers of cased glass - clear over shaded pale blue with a diamond air trap pattern. It measures 24 cm tall, 8.5 cm across the crimped, fan - shaped top rim, & 7 cm across the base, which has a rough, snapped pontil mark.
    The vase features applied decoration of branches, leaves, & flowers in clear glass. Two handles are formed by the stylised branches, & the top rim also has an applied clear crest. The entire piece has a smooth, satin finish.
    I am thinking it is most likely Bohemian...
    Not many examples of air trap satin glass also have applied decoration, so this was a truly fabulous find from an antiques fair I attended on the weekend!

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    Comments

    1. inky inky, 3 years ago
      Very lovely vase indeed and beautiful frosted colours...:-)
    2. IronLace IronLace, 3 years ago
      Many thanks, inky!
    3. sklo42 sklo42, 3 years ago
      Absolutely Gorgeous!
    4. IronLace IronLace, 3 years ago
      Thank you most kindly, sklo42! I was indeed knocked out when I spotted it...& there was another nice find from the same stall which I shall post in a few days...a Welz thorn vase! And I literally had to restrain myself from buying a pair of vases with applied flowers...maybe they'll be there waiting for me next month if they are really meant to be mine... :-)
    5. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
      LOVE IT!

      scott
    6. IronLace IronLace, 3 years ago
      Many thanks, nutsabotas6!
    7. IronLace IronLace, 3 years ago
      Thanks also Scott, thought you might like it as a fellow admirer of applied flowers!
    8. freiheit freiheit, 3 years ago
      OMG: It is so beautiful!
    9. IronLace IronLace, 3 years ago
      Thanks so much, freiheit!
    10. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 3 years ago
      Bootiful! I love it's soft matte finish
    11. IronLace IronLace, 3 years ago
      Many thanks, Vintagefran! It is a joy to touch, so silky smooth!

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