Unusual Glass vase?

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Post by melcoles March 23rd 2012, 8:52 pm

Hi, I have had this vase for a few years, and think it is very unusual. It feels very much like glass, but has a very marbled effect and is quite thick too. Measures about 8 inches in height. The only think I have ever seen that looks similar is something called Lithyalin, but I don't know much about this area.

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Post by Christine April 17th 2012, 4:11 pm

Base shot please Happy
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Post by melcoles April 18th 2012, 11:26 am

I will see if I can get a photo uploaded. There are no markings just a pontil with the same patterning.
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Post by melcoles April 18th 2012, 11:45 am

Unusual Glass vase? Happy_10

Got one :)
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Post by styleinvasion April 19th 2012, 8:25 am

I think these are normally attributed to friedrich egermann
even a couple of other companies made this kind of glass.
as far as I know not only bohemian makers...
but your's should be czech
and it's a little treasure.....
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Post by melcoles April 19th 2012, 11:04 am

Thank you for the information, I thought it may be this but just wasn't sure. Is it a rare item? as I can not find much on the web.
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Post by styleinvasion April 20th 2012, 4:45 am

well, more than just rare

just ask an auctionhouse if they want to sell it for you and you will get an estimate.

http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/19452-early-c19th-lithyalin--hyalith-glass-va?in=user

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Post by melcoles April 20th 2012, 8:14 am

Wow! that looks very similar to mine. We had no idea, has been sat gathering dust as we couldn't decide where to put it, but will now take pride of place on our shelf Cheeky Thanks for being so helpful.
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Post by dantheman April 20th 2012, 8:41 am

great avatar Mel! What is it please?

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Post by melcoles April 20th 2012, 9:26 am

I'm not too sure Dan, it's just one I found on the web and thought it was cool Happy
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