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Offline doozer

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Vase identification
« on: December 09, 2012, 10:53:16 PM »
CAN ANYONE HELP ME IDENTIFY THIS VASE MY FATHER HAS
It is something that we have had in the family home for some time and was wanting to know its age and if it can be identified atleast in style if not from where.

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Re: Vase identification
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2012, 11:03:35 PM »
I think it's probably Bohemian.
There were a number of makers who did these vases, but the stripes and the colouring in your pictures remind me of Franz Welz vases.  However, I don't really know, that is just a guess.  I'm sure someone will be along shortly who can help you more than I  :)
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Re: Vase identification
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2012, 07:12:54 AM »
Welcome to the board. I agree with M, Bohemian and late 19th very early 20th C


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Re: Vase identification
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2012, 02:33:28 PM »
Thank you for your help.

The crude question is does it have a value or is it a common object.


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Re: Vase identification
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2012, 03:17:12 PM »
Not much Victorian hand blown glass is common. Value is subjective and depends on condition, what someone is prepared to pay for it and where it is being sold.  Is it valuable - no. Is it valueless - no. Just don't hold your breath

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Re: Vase identification
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2012, 10:38:09 PM »
It is a nice piece of glass - condition is very important in relation to value. Values are relative depending on who you talk to, who wants it more, whether the buyer is a collector or dealer etc... It will be fancied by a number of different people because it is so pretty. Please let me know if you list it on Ebay / other
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Re: Vase identification
« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2012, 11:59:55 AM »
Do check to see if there is uranium in the glass before selling, if that's what you plan to do. Uranium in the glass would be a bit of a bonus. Shine a UV torch on it, to see if it glows a really bright green anywhere.  :)
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