Odd little Schierholz vase

Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by Miscstuff, Dec 7, 2017.

  1. Miscstuff

    Miscstuff Australia

    Any ideas what this tiny forward leaning vase was used for??
    It pretty much fits in your hand it is so small.
    It's 10.5cm x 8.5cm x 7.5 cm high and 195grams.

    Cheers

    Stephen

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  2. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    Collecting dust?? Lovely though, & I don't often like this sort of thing. Astonishing it is in such good shape.
     
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  3. yourturntoloveit

    yourturntoloveit Well-Known Member

    I really love it but . . . I am curious about whether the interior and especially the round bottom (with the maker's mark) are completely glazed?

    As to esthetics, I am having a hard time thinking of a small(ish) flower blossom or a bud of a flower which could compete with and/or enhance the beauty of the vase itself. ;)
     
  4. gregsglass

    gregsglass Well-Known Member

    Hi,
    Are you sure it isn't for dipping your celery into salt or in my way of thinking peanut butter??:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: Just kidding. It is a darling little something.
    greg
     
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  5. yourturntoloveit

    yourturntoloveit Well-Known Member

    Oh my goodness, Gregsglass, I thought I was the only one who grew up with peanut butter "filling" in celery stalks. DH says it turns his stomach to see me eat that, but hey, it just means I get to eat more of it.

    Growing up we often had homemade pimiento cheese filling or creamed cheese and olives filling in crunchy celery stalks. Yum yum to all of those.:happy:
     
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  6. PACKRAT

    PACKRAT Well-Known Member

    These are cute but finiky things, my dear mother had several and I don't think there was a leaf left on any of them.
     
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