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Victorian cased glass striped triangular vase by Welz

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Posted 9 days ago

IronLace
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The second piece of Welz from my road trip, this quirky Victorian vase is made from three layers of cased glass, clear over pink swirling stripes, with a white interior. It measures 13 cm tall, 6 cm across the top rim, & 6.5 cm across the applied footed base.
Welz certainly invented some odd shapes for their vases, & this one is no exception. A truncated, conical top slots into a triangular body, atop three leaf shaped feet. Each of the vase's three sides feature the familiar Welz daisy in an oval cartouche.
How could I resist it's oddball charm?

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  1. antiquerose antiquerose, 9 days ago
    Welz ..................... meets George Ohr ( odd ball Pottery pieces )
  2. IronLace IronLace, 9 days ago
    I had to look up George Ohr - & I can see what you mean, antiquerose...his pieces were very quirky, & many look well suited to be made in glass, the forms are very fluid. Thanks for expanding my knowledge!
  3. sklo42 sklo42, 9 days ago
    New shape, old medallion (for me anyway)! Great find, IronLace, I love it.
  4. rockbat, 9 days ago
    Sweet. You could do such a great still life/window display/exhibit. You could do a whole display were all the different glass pieces were used, to look maybe like a seascape or something like it. Some could look like groups of underwater creatures etc. Swathes of color, and some great photography. Sorry if this does not makes sense.
  5. IronLace IronLace, 9 days ago
    Many thanks, sklo42, yes that Welz medallion is their trademark of sorts. Excited to know that it's a new shape to you as well! And what a reasonable price it was too. :-)
    Had more unbelievable finds today as well that will be posted on the weekend. How I adore shopping second hand. Really, the only new stuff I buy is food, LOL.
  6. IronLace IronLace, 9 days ago
    Rockbat, I totally get what you're saying...I am planning some more themed group shots in the near future...
  7. scottvez scottvez, 9 days ago
    BEAUTIFUL Welz-- love this shape.

    scott
  8. MALKEY MALKEY, 9 days ago
    super pieces & me fave colour pink
    i,ve a square section pink pair ,, never thought of welz ,, mind you the pair are trapped in cabinet in situe
    lovely to see my ironlace xxxx
    all the very best malkey
    14th june 2018 year
    1412
  9. Deano Deano, 8 days ago
    Beautiful.
  10. IronLace IronLace, 8 days ago
    Many thanks scottvez!
  11. IronLace IronLace, 8 days ago
    Cheers MALKEY, great to hear of your similar vases, & pink is my favourite colour in glass, too.
  12. IronLace IronLace, 8 days ago
    Thanks also, Deano! Your vase with the applied flower is wonderful, by the way...
  13. racer4four racer4four, 8 days ago
    Pink, pretty and makes Peggy happy!!
  14. IronLace IronLace, 8 days ago
    It ticks all the boxes! :-)

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