For Sale is a lovely piece of Art Glass made by Wilhelm Kralik Sohn of Eleonorenhain Bohmen (Bohemia). This is now the modern day "Czech Republic". The Vase is a Double Handled Lines and Canes Vase. The Vase has some size to it as it stands 6 1/2" tall and 6 3/4" in diameter outside handles measurements. The foot or bottom of the Compote measures 3 1/4" in diameter.
The Vase Displays a wonderful art Deco Shape that is accented on each side with 2 lovely and unique shaped applied handles. The Base glass is Vaseline or Uranium Glass. It has a green glow when unlit and boy does it glow under a black light. The Vase has a wonderful Art Deco design of Lines and Canes. The Large Canes resemble the Millefiori Flower canes but are much, much larger. These Canes are done out of a Orange with yellow centers Canes. The Vase is further embellished with threading done in Blue that wrap around the exterior bottom third and then the threading has evenly spaced Vertical thread rising up to the top lip. When you handle the Glass it also has a Vaseline Glass feel to it. This is an outstanding piece of Art Deco Art Glass.
This Vase is considered to be in Excellent Condition as there are no chips, cracks, nicks or dings. The piece does not have a counter sunk Polished Pontil The bottom is smooth and indented a little bit. The Vase was blown from the top into a mold and cut at the top lip. This top lip is polished smooth to the touch The Vase is unsigned but the decoration can be documented at the on-line Kralik Glass Website below. This Pattern Line was simply known as "Line and Canes"
http://www.kralik-glass.com/frametemplate.html Click on Link to the left then click on Kralik Visual Index "A-M". Scroll down towards the bottom and you will see this pattern "Line and Cane" to the left 2nd from the bottom. Click on it and it will open to show you similar pieces.
This Vase would make lovely addition to any Art Deco Art glass Collection. You Rarely find this Pattern with Handles on it. I'm quite sure the buyer will be well pleased with their purchase. This vase was made circa 1905-1920.