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Victorian art glass210 of 479Welz pink & green spatter candlestickA basket case...
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    Posted 3 years ago

    IronLace
    (644 items)

    Spiny, spiky, lumpy, knobbly...Victorian art glass had a craze for "rustic" forms that imitated nature & turned it into something fantastical. I must admit that thorny glass has a place in my heart. It's ugly-beautiful, menacingly pretty, & downright kooky.
    First two photos show a variety of pieces in yellows & greens from England & Bohemia. There's a smattering of Kralik & Welz for the devotees out there. The uranium thorn vase on a tree root base was purchased in London in 2003 & I believe it to be by John Walsh Walsh.
    Second two photos show pinks, reds, mauve, & blue...by diverse makers including John Walsh Walsh, Stevens & Williams, & others. The particularly odd round vase with wheels for feet is possibly early Loetz...or Harrach.

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    Comments

    1. purvis purvis, 3 years ago
      Great presentation.
    2. IronLace IronLace, 3 years ago
      Many thanks, purvis!
    3. MALKEY MALKEY, 3 years ago
      one does like kooky the horny the thorny the romantic fairy land one can create with such treasures
      first class my ironlace
      21.47 pm back to hospital to see the berlovely patients nurses doctors oh we have such fun , i tink they call it a community
      1412
      lots love xxxxxxxx
    4. IronLace IronLace, 3 years ago
      Thanks as always, MALKEY, & all the best for your hospital visit...with good folks around you it is a real community & often the best medicine of all...
    5. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 3 years ago
      ironlace, your collection is just gorgeous! Thanks for all the fascinating pictures!
    6. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Just like life! Looks beautiful, thorns as well.
      I have had to spend quite some time looking through these photos. Amazing group.
    7. IronLace IronLace, 3 years ago
      Many thanks, Michelle! I am so glad to have the chance to share it with you all on CW!
    8. IronLace IronLace, 3 years ago
      Well said, racer, & I am so pleased that the pics have been entertaining. And I try to find the beauty in thorny, difficult things as much as I can... :-)
    9. Justanovice Justanovice, 3 years ago
      Love the hanging basket vase in particular, although all very desirable! Maker?
    10. IronLace IronLace, 3 years ago
      Thanks so much, Justanovice...when I bought the hanging vase set I thought it was perhaps English - but Kralik made similar items...saw one rather like it pictured in the reproduction Kralik catalogue...

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