20th Century Design Online
Imperial Art Glass "Free Hand" Footed Vase, Bellaire, Ohio, early 20th century, form 239, white on blue drag loop decoration, applied pulled feet with polished pontil, unmarked, ht. 7 in.
Note: Imperial's "Free Hand" line of art glass was only produced in 1923 and 1924. From an old Imperial catalog: "Free Hand, made by the hands of an artist, no molds or forms of any kind used and no two pieces alike." (Imperialglass.net)
Provenance: From the collection of Ronald L. Casebier.
Good condition. No chips, cracks or visible signs of repair. Not perfectly level at the mouth.
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