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    Posted 3 years ago

    JenniferH
    (41 items)

    This was one of her favorite pieces of glass. She always loved it. It’s only about 8 inches tall and 3 inches wide. It’s rather narrow at the top and somewhat 3 sided around. I did not do it any justice with my pictures but I always loved the iridescent look and it’s shape. I don’t see any markings on the bottom but then again I have never tried to clean it.

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    Comments

    1. truthordare truthordare, 3 years ago
      This is a Bohemian glass bottle or vase, some had silver collars. I own 3 of these in the same green, they were produced in cranberry and yellow glass mostly. Decor texture is called 'drape'. thanks for posting.
    2. welzebub, 3 years ago
      The vase was produced ca 1900-1910, and the most likely houses that may have produced it are Franz Welz, or Kralik.
    3. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 3 years ago
      Gorgeous piece JenniferH !~
    4. JenniferH JenniferH, 3 years ago
      I appreciate your comments. I have always kept it in a glass case along with other items. I hope I can learn more about how to identify the maker as clearly I am no expert. She would be thrilled to know that people at CW loved her vase.
    5. Alan2310 Alan2310, 3 years ago
      This vase is made by Kralik on Drapery decor.
      A good article here for viewing and reading from good friend glass collector « Alfredo Villanueva Collado »This is beautiful example you got here, thanks for posting.
      Alan

      http://users.skynet.be/fa000612/kralinkdraped.htm
    6. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Such a beautifully shaped vase and lovely iridescent green color, what a wonderful family treasure
    7. Ivonne Ivonne, 3 years ago
      https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/161653-kralik-draped-bottle-with-silver-rim
      Here you can see a similar 'draped' Kralik's pieces
    8. welzebub, 3 years ago
      Some additional information and study of the decor can be found here:

      https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/187644-a-bohemian--czech-dcor-draped-in-my
    9. JenniferH JenniferH, 3 years ago
      Thank you so much to everyone. Oh my goodness she would be honored!
    10. JenniferH JenniferH, 3 years ago
      For all the loves thank you to everyone! I was just typing this and our favorite song A Thousand Miles came on the radio. Made me feel so close to her if just for a moment..

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