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Harrach Hobnail Berry Art Glass Vase for the American Market

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    Posted 9 months ago

    glassiegirl
    (91 items)

    This documented BERRY shaped vase is from Harrach for the American market. The vase is completely hollow with a polished pontil on the bottom of the vase. In brighter light, the berry vase begins at the top with a darker shade gradually fading to a lighter shade of cranberry. The applied leaves are green and the stem is of colourless glass. Only the berry shaped ball vase and applied stem have the Hobnail decor pattern. Last photo was taken in 2015 and is from the Passau Glass Museum in Germany. The entirety of the cabinet photo is Harrach, and reveals the exact match on the bottom row. My understanding is Jan Mergl, who edited the published works "From Neuwelt to the whole world : 300 years of Harrach" glass book, Mergl organized the Harrach cabinets at the PGM back in 2012, and many examples were pulled for the "300 Years of Harrach" exhibit in Prague so I would not doubt the authenticity of what is shown in this cabinet photo, as I am sure other examples will be easily identified.

    Measures 8-3/4" tall.
    The rim on the stem is 1-1/4" diameter.
    The low base is 3" diameter.
    5" wide at best.

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    Comments

    1. Newfld Newfld, 9 months ago
      My that's one gorgeous glass berry!
    2. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 9 months ago
      The design is a beautiful berry which has a lot of realism to it !~
    3. IronLace IronLace, 9 months ago
      Absolutely fabulous! Love it so much!
    4. glassiegirl glassiegirl, 9 months ago
      Thank you, Newfld, Phil and IronLace for the wonderful compliments. As always, I really appreciate it.

      Thanks, to everyone who also gave some love. Much appreciated.
    5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 months ago
      That card is a bit confusing. Row 3 is the Ice glass and Row 4 is Painted Glass, no ???
    6. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 7 months ago
      The design and work of this artist is, in a word, amazing.
      Beautiful Berry!
    7. glassiegirl glassiegirl, 7 months ago
      Hi Ms. CrystalShip! Thank you, for the kind words. :)
    8. kwqd kwqd, 7 months ago
      Berry nice! (Someone had to say it..)

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