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    Posted 3 years ago

    kwqd
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    Finally getting close to being able to capture dark cobalt glass with my camera, but still coming up short. This is an amazing deep cobalt blue vase about 7" high and 4.5" wide. No maker's mark and a flat grind on the bottom, smooth on the outside and ribbed on the inside. Guessing American studio glass. From a thrift shop in Morton, IL. Bought it knowing I wouldn't be able to find out anything about it. Really nice art glass vase. Some reflections in the vase from my chandelier. I live in an 1883 Victorian cottage and these chandeliers probably date from when the house first got electricity.

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      It's really nicely made and finished. American you think?
    2. kwqd kwqd, 3 years ago
      I do think it is American. The grind on the bottom is uneven, not what I would expect to see on a commercially produced piece, so it doesn't feel imported to me. Probably from an American glass studio. It seems a bit too sophisticated to a be student piece, but it could be.
    3. kwqd kwqd, 3 years ago
      The third image hints at how uneven the grind is. I couldn't really capture it with my camera.
    4. kwqd kwqd, 3 years ago
      Thanks for the comment racer4four and the loves

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