Subscribers, click below to login or register your subscription to continue receiving unlimited access to UnionLeader.com. Visitors, click to subscribe below today for immediate unlimited access to UnionLeader.com and our e-Edition, a page-for-page replica of the newspaper. Subscribers help us deliver trusted news, information and resources to connect the Granite State. Subscribers, click below to login or register your subscription to continue receiving unlimited access to UnionLeader.com. Scattered thunderstorms, especially during the afternoon hours. High 74F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.. DEAR HELAINE AND JOE: What can you tell me about this vase? It is 15¾ inches tall and 5 inches across the base. It appears to be made from several layers of glass: clear, ruby then white. The design seems to be perfectly symmetrical and appears to have been made by cutting or grinding through the outer layer of white glass, but there are no grinding marks visible. There are no chips and all the edges are sharp and crisp. DEAR J. F.: Once upon a time, this was probably one of a pair of vases that comprised a garniture set used to decorate a Victorian mantel. Its mate has va...