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Olive- green small iridescent vase
« on: February 20, 2011, 06:18:57 PM »
Bohemian olive- green small iridescent vase. Height: 7 inches. Gilded enamel décor Gilded enamel decor. Polished pontil, no signature.
Any suggestions regarding the maker? 


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Re: Olive- green small iridescent vase
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2011, 07:44:56 PM »
Hello,have looked through my 'rose bowl' book and I think 'Bohemian' is probably the closest you're going to get,these bowls were made from the UK,USA and Bohemia,have a few myself and apart from one, no idea regards the rest,sorry,
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Re: Olive- green small iridescent vase
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2011, 08:13:55 PM »
Thanks! That is exactly what I thought, just hoped a bit.


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Re: Olive- green small iridescent vase
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2011, 08:24:43 PM »
Can't help but just a question - were these made in France as well?
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Re: Olive- green small iridescent vase
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2011, 08:29:57 PM »
Possibly ! But this one is typical Czech and comes from Bohemia i.e. Austria- Hungary Empire.

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Re: Olive- green small iridescent vase
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2011, 12:44:54 AM »
thanks  :) just wondered for other reasons.

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Re: Olive- green small iridescent vase
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2011, 11:24:32 AM »
I would agree on Bohemia; that decor is typical. I don't think it's iridescent though; can't see any oil-film look, but I would guess it was uranium glass.

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Re: Olive- green small iridescent vase
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2011, 12:32:02 PM »
Can't help but just a question - were these made in France as well?

Some rose bowls were made in France by Legras - but this particular one is Bohemian, probably by Harrach'sche
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Re: Olive- green small iridescent vase
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2011, 04:44:33 PM »
It is iridescent (not well seen in the picture); it is not Anna – gruen (uranium glass). As for Harrach – I will research further, although it is a common piece. Polished pontil is the only thing that makes it a bit interesting regarding possible important maker. To polish a pontil took time and skill and was not very profitable for unimportant glass makers. Thanks to all who commented.

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Re: Olive- green small iridescent vase
« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2011, 07:39:36 PM »
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