They're dancing. They're prancing. The semi-nude nymphs are circling this incredible Italian enameled art glass jug vase signed VEDAR. Vedar is the acronym for Vetri d'Arte founded by Luigi Fontana in Milan in 1881. This type of art glass was made between 1925 and 1933...a short period of time to create such intricate work.
The jug vase has handles. It measures 7 1/4 inches across by 9 inches high.
The women and two half women/half centaurs circle the jug on a black ring border background of buildings and gardens. They carry torches, floral garlands, musical instruments and even each other. It's a most joyous, fanciful scene.
There's a small nick at outer edge of opening. There are professional glass people who can grind this away. As is, it is a minimal flaw for a rare piece. Overall, the enamel work is excellent with no notable wear. This is early Art Deco Italian art glass at its finest.
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