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This is a Bohemian art glass vase that dates to circa 1880.

The vase is 8 ¼” high and it is 3 ½” wide at the upper belly that is below the neck.

The color of the glass shades from light blue at the bottom to a dark blue, or cobalt, about half way up. You can see through the glass.

The inside of the glass is paneled.

The front of the vase is hand enameled with a song bird perched on a stem. There are green, yellow and gray leaves, along with pink blossoms and white blossoms.

Beading is around the top rim.

The rim is polished flat and trimmed in gold. The inside edge of the rim is beveled. The bottom edge also has a gold band. Due to age, there is wear to the gold trim.

The bottom of the vase is polished flat, and with a slight indentation where the pontil is. There is a lot of age wear on the bottom in the form of scratches. The bottom also shows some small air bubbles.

The neck has a few line folds in the glass, which is part of the glassmaking process from this time period.

There is a darkening of the cobalt blue on the interior, where the belly sloped into the neck of the vase. I think this is part of the glassmaking process, but it could be the glass is difficult to clean there and it is merely estate residue; it is hard to see in the photos.

The interior bottom of the vase shows a few stains due to use and age, and these are also difficult to see in the photos.

There are no nicks, chips or cracks.

Item ID: RL-964

Bohemian Shaded Blue Clear Art Glass Vase Enameled Bird c 1880

$475 USD

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