"Hollie, You're looking for a pattern for a vase, not a set of china...
Usually vases are one (or two) of a kind and don't fit into any certain pattern. There are exceptions I know but they are rare. Your vase style was made in…"
I found this piece amongst my mother's belongings, and have no idea what to make of it. I like to think I'm a great researcher, and a pretty decent mystery solver, but this one has me stumped. This is a Zeh Scherzer vase. I've seen others that are the same shape, with the same maker's mark. I have not, however, been able to find that pattern number, or that pattern. It doesn't seem to exist. Ideas? Anyone know what I have here? Has anyone seen anything like this before?
"I actually know this one! That is called a 7 finger (or arm) tulip vase. It's delft blue handpainted. That exact one (059280) is sold at souvenir shops with various marks. The mark on the bottom of your vase is found on souvenirs made in…"
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