You're looking at a gorgeous rare Blenko #964L horn or cornucopia designed by Winslow Anderson, Blenko's first professional designer, somewhere around 1950. I believe that 1969 was the first year since the early 1950s that the 964L (larger size) horn didn't appear in the Blenko catalog, testifying to the enduring allure of this graceful and beautiful design! Our 964L horn in 1959 & 1960-only Lilac is one of Blenkos most highly coveted colors. And of ALL the 964s that sold at online auction over the last decade+, I can only find only one other in this beautiful rare color! (The last photo shows our horn next to a lilac stopper to show how perfectly the purples match.) Our Lilac 964L horn is a lovely piece with no chips, cracks, or mineral deposits/stains, but there is significant wear to the base--along with the Blenko acid etched mark (which ran from 1958-1961).
Dimensions: ~22" long, 3" tall, 4.5" wide
Condition: Excellent, with significant base wear appropriate for its nearly 60 years in existence. ps. Just spotted a tiny flea bite along its outer rim. Look at the close-ups to see if you can spot and I'll try to capture it and add the photo to the listing.
Did you know...
* We're always open to offers--if you see something you like, drop us a note!
* GLASSpheme is now on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/GLASSpheme/
3-5 business days
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 0 hours of purchase
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
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.
Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
We will never send you unsolicited messages! Customers and friends who wish to recieve first word of our promotions/coupons can subscribe to our mailing list by emailing Glass@GLASSpheme.com with SUBSCRIBE in the subject line.
GLASSpheme loves custom orders! But how do we 'customize' vintage glass? Simple. We love glass and we love our customers--and there are many ways we can help!
1) Volume discounts: Let's say there are several pieces you MUST have. Let me know, and I'll send you our very best price for the lot.
2) Custom displays: Say you have a special place in your home that SCREAMS for a glass display. Send me a photo of the space, your budget, and the accent colors for your room, and we'll send you photographs of possible groupings and our special pricing for the lot.
3) Tell us what groupings you have in mind, and we'll photograph them together for you so you can see how they'll look together.
What could be better than giving a gorgeous piece of vintage glass as a gift? (Aside from getting one, that is.) Glass is beautiful and functional--mostly! Consider a super mod biomorphic bowl or cased glass jar for a vanity or dresser, a platter/centerpiece for fruit on a countertop, or a vase for cut flowers. Not only does vintage glass bring exquisite delight to the most mundane of household functions (you should see our soap dishes), but our beauties increase in value over time. Send us a note telling us your purchase is a gift, and we will send it along with your personalized gift card, colorful tissue paper and a bow. (You alone will receive the receipt by email.)
GLASSpheme ships your purchase on the very next business day, but we're flexible too! If you're going away on vacation or have a special date you'd like your gift to arrive, send us a note, and we'll time our shipping for you!
Simple! Join the GLASSpheme mailing list! Paste this link in your browser, send us your email address, and VOILA--you'll be among the first to know when your favorite piece of glass is on sale, or when we're offering coupons.
We sure do, all the time! Simply send us a photograph of the pieces you wish to sell and we'll make you our best offer! If you accept it, all you have to do is send us an invoice through Paypal, and ship it to us, if local pick-up isn't possible.