The stunning two-piece Block crystal candle holder is in great condition. The "Block" description refers more to the maker than the style of this gorgeous candle holder. According to references, this beautiful clear crystal hurricane globe was made by the hand of a very skilled glazier (glass-smith) in the Czech Republic. While there are no discernable identification marks on this beautiful candleholder, it originally came with a "BLOCK" sticker. The thick and heavy appearance of this gorgeous hurricane globe candle holder give it a very exquisite contemporary charm. Also, according to references, the multifaceted cuts in this beautiful candle holder are in a pattern sometimes referred to as "Olympic". The round footed base with the glass "ball" style pillar adds depth and contrast to the overall appearance of this beautiful crystal glass candle holder. While the candle holder has been used, it does not appear to have been used more than a couple of times.
Please note that both pieces have been carefully cleaned. However, it is possible that a spot or two were missed due to the multifaceted appearance.
There is a very tiny chip on the rim that is so hard to notice that the best way to detect it is with the finger instead of the eyes. Also, there is a small place on the outer edge of the rim where the glass was simply smoothed down - this is from the maker and is evidence of custom work. Other than this, there are no brakes, cracks, chips, or repair places on this gorgeous hurricane globe candle holder. There are some slight vintage wear, age, and rub places on this beautiful candle holder - mainly in the form of tiny rub marks on the top of the round foot where it has come in contact with something.
The decorative possibilities for this gorgeous Block crystal hurricane globe candle holder are many. The china cabinet or display curio would be enhanced by the addition of this gorgeous multifaceted custom glass treasure. Also, the entryway or dining room would welcome this thick and heavy candle holder as an exquisite centerpiece. In addition, the growing glass collection would increase in value and interest upon the arrival of this stunning Block crystal hurricane globe candle holder.
The collector will appreciate this gorgeous crystal candle holder for its great condition, multifaceted design, round footed base, and exquisite appearance.
The stunning two-piece Block crystal candle holder weighs 49.4 oz.
The clear glass candle holder measures approximately 11 5/8" tall x approximately 5.75" across in girth across the widest section x 4 1/8" wide across the rim from outside to outside x 3 3/8" wide across the round foot of the base from outside to outside.
The upper section stands approximately 6.75" tall including the collar that fits into the base.
The lower sections stands approximately 5 5/8" tall.
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Vintage Hurricane Globe Block Candleholder Clear Crystal Candle Holder Thick Heavy Glass Home Decor Entryway Decoration Incense Holder
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Europe : 7 - 10 business days
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The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
- Custom or personalized orders
- Perishable products (like food or flowers)
- Digital downloads
- Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
- Items on sale
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Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.