I saw this on ebay and also at the Blenko Showin Charleston at the Cultural Center, can you check to see why the WV Cultural Center is selling this item? It is the Ronald Regan Vase sgined to Nancy Regan by WH Blenko in the 80s.
I'll look for the answer.
which is made up of a
#789 SHEPHERD CYLINDRICAL VASE with Matching BOWL
Together Blenko calls this CRYSTAL CENTERPIECE
BLENKO has fallen victim to the global economioc crisis and ceased production in January 2009. These Highly Collectable Art forms will only rise in value over time, and have already realized a sharp increase in market value among collectors
FLARED VASE measures 22.5" tall with 8" base & 4.5" top opening
BOWL measures 11" diameter x 3" deep
BASE IS INSCRIBED as pictured:
Made special for Nancy Reagan
for the inauguration of Ronald
Reagan, the 40th President of the
United States Jan 1981
Blenko Glass Co.
W H Blenko