Amber Glass Vase with Rolled Rim

Gin-For's Odditiques: Glass For Sale

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This vase remains something of a mystery. It's likely mold blown to get the ribbed swirl and has an unfinished pontil. The rim is folded, which is a very nice touch, and there is an extensive wear pattern on the bottom. The glass contains a few unintentional bubbles. It could be quite old or could be from the 1950s. As I understand it, there was a contest in Italy back in the 50s (or was it 60s?) for making items out of bottle glass. This could be such an item. Under blacklight, there is a slight orange glow, and if memory serves, that shows manganese in the formula. Unfortunately, that doesn't confirm much.

Condition: excellent with no damage and no repairs. Of course, all our sales are fully guaranteed.

Height of the vase is about 5 3/4" with a maximum diameter of about 6".

Price: $35 plus shipping/insurance based on location (The USPS has changed it's rates, but I'll offer choices as best I can. Just get in touch.)

Amber glass vase, ribbed swirl, folded rim Amber glass vase, ribbed swirl, folded rim Amber glass vase, ribbed swirl, folded rim

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