Create a beautiful bouquet of flowers in this stunning vase made by Fostoria in the 1930s. The vase is 9.75 inches tall x 4.75 across. It has a flared top and tapers to a crystal clear pedestal base. There are two fleur de lis tabs connecting the crystal base to the amethyst body. This is Fostoria's 2470 stem. The flat bottom is about 3 inches across.
The color is a beautiful dark burgundy amethyst. In direct sunlight, it is a deep rich purple. Under less direct light it has more of a burgundy color. This vase is a George Sakier design. He specialized in Art Deco designs and created this one for Fostoria. The vase was made between 1935-1939. It is strikingly beautiful with its simplicity.
The light spots are from camera reflection. There are no chips or cracks. There are two tiny air bubbles about 1 inch below the rim on one side. These are mentioned for purposes of a complete description and do not detract from the beauty of the vase.
This is a great vase for a large bouquet of fresh flowers to add a touch of spring to your home in the winter or any time. The price is below other internet prices so you can add this to your home decor, not because there are any flaws. Price will increase August 15.