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Persian Style Cased Glass Vase

Persian Style Cased Glass Vase

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Glass: Pre 1900: Item # 14196

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14380 Shoreline Highway
Valley Ford, CA 94972-0419

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Tall and glamorous, this finely crafted glass overlay vase is a real tour de force. The underlying white glass layer lends a varied luster to the turquoise blue, rather like ancient Persian glazes. The tall-necked baluster form of the piece and the intricate palmate and dotted designs enameled on the surface, echo this appeal to Orientalism. There is a hallmark that I have not deciphered, a script letter "A" in an artist's palette. English or Continental, circa 1880. Condition is almost mint, except for some wear to the slight gilded areas. Approximately 11 inches tall by 6-1/2 inches in diameter. Very stunning.