This is a tall lidded jar / urn or vase in Blue Lustre that was made by the Quezal Art Glass and Decorating Company of Brooklyn, NY. Quezal was the first serious competition for Louis Comfort Tiffany in the field of blown artistic glass in America. The founders, Martin Bach Sr.
And Thomas Johnston both departed their employment with Tiffany in 1901. Bach had been Tiffany's lead chemist and Thomas was a skilled glass blower. The company was in operation from 1902 until ceasing art glass production in 1924. The jar stands 11-3/8" (28.9 cm) tall lidded and has a 3-3/4" (9.5 cm) diameter foot.
It is 3-7/8 (9.8 cm) in diameter at the mouth. The piece is excellent condition without chips, flea bites, scratches, or staining. It is signed in the center of the pontil grinding "Quezal" in the manner used during later production, likely 1920s. And you are interested in this item.
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We strive to describe what we sell completely and honestly and will always disclose any non factory flaw that we detect such as chips, flea bites, cracks, hairlines, scratches, staining, or repairs. We welcome questions, so if you have one regarding this listing, please feel free to ask. The item "Quezal Art Glass Blue Lustre Tall Lidded Urn or Vase ca 1920s" is in sale since Saturday, April 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\North American\Other North American Art Glass". The seller is "soflacollectors86" and is located in Loxahatchee, Florida.This item can be shipped worldwide.