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Art Glass860 of 21611Norcrest ashtray, JapanBohemian "Titania-type" Glass Vase, ca. 1910
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    Posted 10 months ago

    IronLace
    (648 items)

    Thorn vases...a firm favourite of mine, & a classic of Victorian art glass.
    This pair was a super buy it now on eBay AU - as soon as I saw them, I didn't have to think twice about snapping them up.
    Made from two layers of cased glass - a brilliant emerald green over a white interior, the vases measure around 20 cm tall, with double tubes that sit upon green footed bases.
    Possibly Bohemian origin.
    I have quite a few thorn vases, & have admired many others, but haven't seen a pair in quite this same shade of green.
    What is also interesting about these is that they can be used to create alphabet letters - two "Vs" or "Us", a "W", an "M", or even two lower case "Ns". Possibly others as well...but of course the "M" is my choice!

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    Comments

    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 10 months ago
      GREAT PAIR !!.!!.!!.!!
    2. IronLace IronLace, 10 months ago
      Many thanks, Kevin!
    3. glassiegirl glassiegirl, 10 months ago
      Would have no doubt to say they are Bohemian for sure. I love thorn vases. What I like most about this example is the colour and the cactus appearance it has to offer. Not v. common to find, imo.

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