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Author Topic: Show and tell - Kralik Crackle and Welz yellow stripe  (Read 3056 times)

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Show and tell - Kralik Crackle and Welz yellow stripe
« on: July 17, 2011, 11:20:06 PM »
I was out and about today at the Giant Flea and came away slightly disappointed that I didn't find a 'special' piece, which is what I'd been hoping for (although finding the little Isle Of Wight Studio bowl was good enough this week  :rah:).  However I did pick up two Bohemian pieces - the first a large Kralik crackle vase 10" tall and 4" wide and weighing about 1 1/2lb that would have been 'the' piece if it hadn't had nibbles in the rim, the second a pretty Welz vase with alternate straight and zigzag stripes and a yellow interior, a decor and colourway I hadn't yet found  :hiclp:
Enjoy  :sun:
(Keith, this nearly makes up for not having a red crackle piece with gold leaf on.....but not quite ;D if you ever want to sell, please let me know)
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Re: Show and tell - Kralik Crackle and Welz yellow stripe
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2011, 11:40:54 PM »
Great finds m,love the Welz :mrgreen: :mrgreen:,the kralik is like one I got a while ago.....

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Re: Show and tell - Kralik Crackle and Welz yellow stripe
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2011, 12:12:33 AM »
I love the Welz piece....  the decor is called Zig Zag Lines... many of them dart back and forth a bit.... Great Decor.... So far only found in this color combo and also green and white.....

Nice Kralik too.... although I am partial to the Welz piece myself.... :thup:

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Re: Show and tell - Kralik Crackle and Welz yellow stripe
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2011, 10:38:29 AM »
thanks  :) 
Keith, how tall is the Kralik orange you show? I was hoping *I'd* found the biggest piece of crackle :cry: 
 ;D I also have this in a short squat vase shape - it's a gorgeous colour.
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Re: Show and tell - Kralik Crackle and Welz yellow stripe
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2011, 01:16:46 PM »
Beat me on that :cry:mine's only 7.5 inches tall,the bowl is a bit bigger at 9.5 across,I'm on the hunt Wednesday so who knows what' will turn up ;D

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Re: Show and tell - Kralik Crackle and Welz yellow stripe
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2011, 01:33:10 PM »
I love that bowl  >:D :mrgreen:
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Re: Show and tell - Kralik Crackle and Welz yellow stripe
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2011, 04:36:50 PM »
One of my favourites,got it in front of the tv as it changes colour depending what's on,another pic' different light....

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Re: Show and tell - Kralik Crackle and Welz yellow stripe
« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2011, 05:03:23 PM »
now you're rubbing salt in the wound  ;D
new display with both orange pieces  >:D

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Re: Show and tell - Kralik Crackle and Welz yellow stripe
« Reply #8 on: July 18, 2011, 06:42:19 PM »
OOOh,veeerrrry nice,great piece of Mdina there and is that an African carving?also like the oriental looking table,got a few African and eastern pieces myself,need bigger house! ;D ;D

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Re: Show and tell - Kralik Crackle and Welz yellow stripe
« Reply #9 on: July 18, 2011, 11:03:17 PM »
Thanks  :sun: the carving is  well over 2ft tall. It's a Makonde carving from Tanzania from a hardwood like ebony, I think called Mpingo wood if I remember correctly.  It is full of people and has a lizard and snake on it as well.  It stands on a carved table that I need to find out more about.
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