Small vase decorated to look like some types of the mineral gemstone, Jasper.
Clear body with carefully selected and placed "frits" of various colours and sizes applied all over, plus application of mineralized salts (iridescence) and possibly also metalloid chemicals (yellow ?)
4 pics starting herehttp://picasaweb.google.co.uk/Vetrissimo/Researching/photo#5235427049
The overall effect is a rich translucent amber with highlights and lowlights, as well as a subtle cast of iridescence according to the light. The more closely you look the more colours, shades and effects
13cm c360g Mold Blown
Base : shallow, very neat and smooth kick-up
Rim = cut & polished.
Thin walled but fairly thick base giving nice overall weight and good balance. Feels strangely delicate yet at the same time robust.
Bought in Germany.
WMF ? Studio ? Ideas ?