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Post by carlos32golf on May 22nd 2015, 8:15 pm

Hi again

looking for a little help with this piece too , again possibly Georgian or early Victorian , ground pontil , flint glass goblet shaped item ...quite large approx 7 inch tall..

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Post by denbydump on May 22nd 2015, 10:30 pm

Looks like a late Victorian Celery vase.
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Post by carlos32golf on May 23rd 2015, 6:28 am

Hi Dan . that is a possibility , i was thinking it was maybe too small and the bowl a tad too shallow to hold celery and water
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Post by denbydump on May 23rd 2015, 9:25 am

They come in many sizes, yours may be on the small side, but then it doesn't have
much of a stem.
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Post by NaomiM on May 23rd 2015, 10:59 am

I believe they were sold as 'celery' vases to avoid taxes on luxury goods incurred on decorative vases. They weren't necessarily used for celery.

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Post by Christine on May 26th 2015, 2:21 pm

Victorian celery vases were for indeed for celery. It was a luxury table item. This looks a little small for celery; perhaps a rummer
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