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Victorian Peloton crackle glass jug

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Bohemian Art Glass149 of 6432Fritz Heckert pattern number 490/3, with secessionist silver overlay design Otto Thamm 1900-05The mantelpiece
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    Posted 6 months ago

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    Peloton glass doesn't often turn up for sale in Australia, so I was fortunate to win this as the only bidder.
    This Victorian glass jug is made from clear glass with a crackle decor, as well as very fine Peloton threads in pink, blue, white, & yellow. It measures 16 cm tall, around 12.5 cm wide across the top (including handle) & 7 cm across the rounded off four sided base.
    The jug has an applied clear reeded handle & there is a neatly polished out pontil mark on the base.
    In the last photo it is shown with a drinking glass in a very similar decor which has been in my collection for around 15 years. Pleased to have found it a matching companion!
    Most likely Bohemian origin.

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 6 months ago
      Made for each other!
      Crackle and peloton, all so sugary.
    2. IronLace IronLace, 6 months ago
      Thanks so much, Karen!
    3. jscott0363 jscott0363, 6 months ago
      So VERY beautiful!! Wonderful addition to your collection.
    4. IronLace IronLace, 6 months ago
      Much appreciated, jscott0363!
    5. kwqd kwqd, 6 months ago
      Great finds. Having the two pieces takes them to a new level as a set.
    6. philmac51 philmac51, 6 months ago
      This décor is special indeed - great catch!!
    7. RichmondLori RichmondLori, 6 months ago
      I would love to walk through your collection and dream world. How beautiful this piece, you have very elegant taste and style. Lori
    8. IronLace IronLace, 6 months ago
      Many thanks, kwqd! Yes, it's always nice to make up a set, no matter how long it takes, it's just so rewarding to bring matching pieces together.
    9. IronLace IronLace, 6 months ago
      Thanks also, philmac51 - & yes, I agree, this is a particularly fine version of Peloton that's simply brimming over with texture...
    10. IronLace IronLace, 6 months ago
      Lori, that is so kind of you to say! My collection means so much to me, it's been a rock in hard times, & a labor of love, & it's wonderful to think that you find it inspiring...

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