Webb Peachblow Glass Vase, ca. 1880

Value (2011) | $2,500 Retail$3,500 Retail

Appraisal Details

Seattle, WA
Appraised value (2011)
$2,500 Retail$3,500 Retail
Pittsburgh, PA (August 13, 2011)
March 12, 2012: After this appraisal aired on February 13, 2012, a viewer wrote in questioning the appraiser's attribution of Webb as having made the vase. The viewer's opinion was that the vase is in fact an example of Bohemian glass made by Harrach.

Part of appraiser Kathy Bailey's initial research was based on published academic line drawings for works of this shape that had been made in England. Bailey allowed that the latest definitive academic research was not available at the time this appraisal was recorded. She also noted that it was possible that the vase was by Harrach of Bohemia, saying, "Heated arguments have persisted over the years regarding the Webb attribution. ... [I'm] looking forward to new definitive scholarship which may be available in 2012." She added that in her opinion, the approximate age and value of the vase remains the same.

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