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Author Topic: vaseline/uranium whimsey/frigger boot  (Read 742 times)

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Offline mrvaselineglass

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vaseline/uranium whimsey/frigger boot
« on: July 04, 2008, 02:59:02 AM »
I tried to use words from both sides of the Atlantic!

Anyway, this piece arrived today in the mail from Germany.  It is a whimsey/frigger vase, shaped like a boot and is 9 inches tall.  It is also quite heavy and thick.  The heel is all vaseline.  The pink coloration was a small gather of glass, followed by a larger gather of vaseline/uranium glass over the entire pink gather, prior to blowing and shaping.  No mold was used, and it is all 'off-hand' work.  When I saw it, I just had to have it!

http://www.vaselineglass.org/bootUV.jpg

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Re: vaseline/uranium whimsey/frigger boot
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2008, 03:05:06 AM »
That is very nice indeed!
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Re: vaseline/uranium whimsey/frigger boot
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2008, 07:17:46 AM »
I can see why - can't see it winning any awards on the catwalks though  ;D

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