20th Century Design Online
Three Imperial Art Glass "Lead Lustre" Iridescent Vases, Bellaire, Ohio, early 20th century, form 415 with stretched overturned rim, form 413, form 418, all with blue on white drag loop decoration iwith orange overshot, all with polished pontils, all unmarked, ht. 11 1/4, 10 3/4, 9 1/4 in.
Note: Imperial's "Lead Lustre" line of art glass, made in paste molds before being decorated and finished, was only produced in 1925 and 1926. By using molds, the most important element in making art glass, creativity, was limited primarily to lustre glaze techniques. (Imperialglass.net)
Provenance: From the collection of Ronald L. Casebier.
Form 415 has a small area of "miss" in the blue in the making and minor wear on the base. Form 413 has an area with white coming through in the making and minor wear on the base. Form 418 has a few scratches and minor wear on the base.
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