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Author Topic: VERY odd vases!!! one glows!! ID = Kralik  (Read 1305 times)

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VERY odd vases!!! one glows!! ID = Kralik
« on: June 24, 2010, 04:36:50 AM »
I have had these 2 for a while and have always been very puzzled by them. they are 21cm tall....... & they look to be covered in glass chips, but smooth on inside. One really glows under UV!!! the other is a cranberry graduation. I have never seen another and would love any light anyone could share. Thanks!!
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Re: VERY odd vases!!! one glows!!
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2010, 05:20:28 AM »
Hello, Nice examples. I believe the vases are by Kralik in an overshot finish.  The decor, one with humps on the surface is actually in the process of being renamed. It has been referred to as Humpen, but there has been some recent discussion regarding the name being changed, as Humpen refers to a style of beer stein.

Here is an additional example in a cranberry color overshot and more teardrop shaped protuberances.  If it is OK with you, I would like to copy your images for use on a reference site a group of us are working on.

Craig

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Re: VERY odd vases!!! one glows!!
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2010, 05:24:46 AM »
thanks so much! they look like something off Dr.Who YAY, I will now be able to find out more I hope. What year would they be & you are most welcome to my images. email me if you want any higher resolution ones sent to you. cheers, amanda
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Re: VERY odd vases!!! one glows!!
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2010, 02:24:14 PM »
Time wise they are likely circa 1900 - 1910 or so.....  I am curious as to their height.  I also sent you an email regarding images as I would love some high res ones....

Craig
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