Galle was a master craftsman who skillfully interpreted the natural world using different shapes and shades of glass and crystal. His pioneering techniques are said to have inscribed in matter the emotion of life. His favorite topic, which he frequently used in his work, was the plant.This breathtaking masterpiece vase honors the splendor of the Olive plant with its distinctive leaves and fruit. A museum piece of the highest quality. Very rare and highly desirable. Diameter at the base: 2.0 inches. Diameter at the mouth: 2.5 inches.
An original rounded mold-blown design where the plant leaves and its fruit are raised, highly polished and shiny in sharp contrast to the vase's flat frosted background. Has a smoothly ground out pontil on the base while mouth has a nicely rounded over top rim. This vase gives the appearance as if filled with light and seems to have an internal glow. The plant parts are strikingly elevated above the glass providing a 3D effect. The leaves have a "hammered effect" typical of the originals.
Whether viewed from top or bottom with additional light, the ground pontil reveals the overlays of glass. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Decorative Pottery & Glassware\Vases". The seller is "jonv111" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.