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Ball and Vase

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Ball and Vase is an apparatus used to vanish and produce a ball which has become a standard effect in children magic sets going back to the 1860s.
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Described in books as early as Sports and Pastimes (1676) by anonymous (See The Egg-Box and The Globe) and The Whole Art of Legerdemain, or Hocus Pocus in Perfection by Henry Dean (1722).

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