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Author Topic: Czech? Italian? Sommerso Long Neck Vase  (Read 415 times)

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Czech? Italian? Sommerso Long Neck Vase
« on: July 17, 2012, 03:28:21 PM »
I am posting this to help ID for a friend. It stands approx 12 inches tall and has a flat ground and polished base. The piece looks Czech to me, and I am wondering what other opinions may be..... or will I get lucky and someone knows who / what it is.....   

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Re: Czech? Italian? Sommerso Long Neck Vase
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2012, 05:42:19 PM »
I know it is not, but the top and shape is very Aseda. The ridging and Sommerso are not right for Aseda, but have you thought Scandinavian?

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Re: Czech? Italian? Sommerso Long Neck Vase
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2012, 05:44:24 PM »
I had not considered that....  Thanks 
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Re: Czech? Italian? Sommerso Long Neck Vase
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2012, 03:53:58 PM »
Any sign it once had a stopper?

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Re: Czech? Italian? Sommerso Long Neck Vase
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2012, 04:23:21 PM »
I will ask, but it does not appear so in the pics as far as I can tell.....  I wondered about that.....

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Re: Czech? Italian? Sommerso Long Neck Vase
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2012, 11:31:10 PM »
No wear in the neck at all, so no stopper. 

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Re: Czech? Italian? Sommerso Long Neck Vase
« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2012, 12:03:30 AM »
Interesting piece. I have not seen anything like this before in a sommerso piece with incised sides. Very well made and those colours a fantastic!

I am not sure about it being Scandi though. Czech or Murano would be a better way to go. I think this would be hard to attribute unfortunately at this stage. I will keep my eye out though.

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