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Very Large Kralik Aquagold Glass Vase

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    Posted 10 months ago

    philmac51
    (209 items)

    Another cracking cheap find, again by a seller that didn't want to post. Described as "1930s Studio Glass Vase". I accidentally did not read the original posting details, I bid and won, but then realised the seller rquired me to pick it up - it would have been another very long road trip, so, I had to ask him to cancel the sale, which he did, I wrote to him and asked him if he would reconsider posting, he said no, so I told him exactly what it was, how old and gave him maker details, just to help him with his sale.
    A week later, he sends me a message and that he would now post (he did not include international), pushed the price up by a few pounds and marked the postage as free. I bid again and won with no other competition or watchers!! he didn't even change the description, which remained as "1930s Studio Glass Vase", despite the information I gave him.
    All in all a great buy, He had mentioned the size but even so, when it arrived I was astonished at just how big this piece is and the weight, 2kg, (4.4lbs) and 14" tall.

    NB. Interestingly, I have seen this shape most often described as Rindskopf

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    Comments

    1. larksel larksel, 10 months ago
      I have never seen this decor in this shape. Again, I have to congratulate you on a great finding.
    2. philmac51 philmac51, 10 months ago
      Yeah - as I say, the shape is most often regarded as Rindskpof - interesting!
    3. Wow22, 10 months ago
      So, how tall is it please?
    4. philmac51 philmac51, 10 months ago
      Ohh - I'm sorry - completely forgot to mention that - It's 14"
    5. philmac51 philmac51, 10 months ago
      I just added that to the description.
    6. IronLace IronLace, 10 months ago
      Great story, & a fantastic piece of glass!
    7. philmac51 philmac51, 10 months ago
      Thanks Marin.... this guilty obsession pays off big time sometimes!
    8. IronLace IronLace, 10 months ago
      Nothing to feel guilty about! :-)
      I'm always lurking about eBay & anywhere else I might score art glass, either online or in person. Relentlessness has its rewards!
    9. philmac51 philmac51, 10 months ago
      Hahaha..... so true!
    10. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 10 months ago
      What a beauty! It was kind of you to tell him what he had; I like to do that sometimes, too. Again, your patience paid off for you with this one! Although this shape is sometimes ID’d as Rindskopf, it is definitely a Kralik shape. The tricorn top and deep indentations are clues to it being Kralik. I don’t think I have ever seen a aqua gold so big before!
    11. philmac51 philmac51, 10 months ago
      Thanks Michells - I was so surprised that A. He didn't use the information I gave him in the main description and B. that he listed it again with postage. It's been a long time since I bought any early Kralik, but this one was exceptional in scale, and the price.... well, I couldn't let it pass!

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