American Pairpoint Tavern or Potato Art Glass Vase Hand Painted Milady c 1920sAmerican Pairpoint Tavern or Potato Art Glass Vase Hand Painted Milady c 1920sAmerican Pairpoint Tavern or Potato Art Glass Vase Hand Painted Milady c 1920sAmerican Pairpoint Tavern or Potato Art Glass Vase Hand Painted Milady c 1920sAmerican Pairpoint Tavern or Potato Art Glass Vase Hand Painted Milady c 1920sAmerican Pairpoint Tavern or Potato Art Glass Vase Hand Painted Milady c 1920sAmerican Pairpoint Tavern or Potato Art Glass Vase Hand Painted Milady c 1920sAmerican Pairpoint Tavern or Potato Art Glass Vase Hand Painted Milady c 1920sAmerican Pairpoint Tavern or Potato Art Glass Vase Hand Painted Milady c 1920sAmerican Pairpoint Tavern or Potato Art Glass Vase Hand Painted Milady c 1920s

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This is an American art glass vase. The maker is Pairpoint, formerly Mt. Washington. The date is circa the 1920s.

The glass is called "Tavern Glass" or "Potato Glass" because during the glassmaking process potatoes are added to the glass to create the bubbles.

This type of glass was made in a series of different hand paintings in enamel. This vase is titled "Milady", which is lettered under the hand painted lady on the back side of the vase. The front of the vase shows four men in period costume sitting on the ground eating and drinking, with some empty bottles behind one man. There are mountains in the distance. Around the inside mouth is painted a wreath of colorful flowers.

The color of the glass is a dark gray-green.

The vase is 6 ¼" high and 7" wide at the belly.

There are a few areas of roughness where air bubbles broke at the edge and these areas show as nicks. One area is on the edge of the mouth and another area is on the edge of the base. With this glass, because the glass contains so many bubbles, the burst bubbles are to be expected and are not considered flaws to the glass. There are no chips or cracks.

The pontil is polished, round and indented. There is age wear on the bottom of the vase.

Item ID: RL-652

American Pairpoint Tavern or Potato Art Glass Vase Hand Painted Milady c 1920s

$425 USD

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