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    Posted 3 years ago

    IronLace
    (644 items)

    This is a fine example of Autumnal Ware type art glass, gifted to me by a very special CW member - the marvelous MALKEY!
    What a pleasant suprise it was this morning to find a mystery parcel on my doorstep...so exciting to unwrap, & reveal this gorgeous piece of Victorian glass that fits so perfectly in my collection.
    It is made from opaque ivory coloured glass, which contains uranium & glows intensely under UV light. The jug shaped vase measures around 11.5 cm tall, 12.5 cm across the double crimped, four way top rim, & 8.5 cm across the base, which has a neatly polished out pontil mark. There is an applied acanthus leaf in amber & pink, with the stem forming a handle. An applied amber crest finishes off the top rim to perfection.
    Pretty sure this one is of Stourbridge origin.
    Thanks again, MALKEY, you are a champion among collectors & people in general.

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    Comments

    1. sklo42 sklo42, 3 years ago
      A beauty indeed!
    2. IronLace IronLace, 3 years ago
      Absolutely, sklo42! I was so happy when I unwrapped it...isn't collecting the best fun? You can meet such wonderful folks, full of passion for glass & generosity to share it around.
    3. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      What a good man our Malkey is. He's gifted you a beauty, and I'm sure it's in safe and appropriate hands.
    4. IronLace IronLace, 3 years ago
      He is a legend! Indeed this vase has gone from one loving home to another. And he is getting a surprise gift from me in return...
    5. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 3 years ago
      That is so sweet! What a lovely thing to do! It will be right at home with your other beautiful glass!
    6. IronLace IronLace, 3 years ago
      So true, Michelle! A wonderful gesture from a special person...much appreciated!
    7. MALKEY MALKEY, 3 years ago
      pressie arrived waiting for a super sunshine day for piccy lots of love my ironlace

      night off from the berlovely nurses patients ottjim psychologist psychiatric nurse doctors domestics hey dude ect lady receptionists ladys lots of love

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