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Löetz Phänomen, Tiffany-Art decoration in blue-moss green. 1900.

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Loetz Art Glass926 of 1112Tango glass, Loetz , with decoration by Michael Powolny "from hubbie's collection"Austrian Loetz-type Olive Green Iridescent Large Basket Vase
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Posted 3 years ago


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I took some pictures of my partner's collection this weekend and I cannot help but uploading some of them... specially this one: an amazing Loetz mounted on silver.
I will ask him about the proper data and write them down this evening or tomorrow, as i don't want to give false information.

Will keep you posted on this!

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Ok, here is the "good information" about the vase: it was made exclusively for Lobmeyr with shape No. 411-00 in the Tiffany-Art decoration (in moss green and blue) in 1900. The silver mounting was made by the Viennese jewelers Rozet&Fischmeister (this firm is still in business nowadays) and is one of the few times Lobmeyr didn't commision the mountings to Gebrüder Frank.

I guess being made in 1900 explains the shape in a more floral or, as cogito said, a bit Archibald Knox-ish fashion, as it was made before their discovery of the work of Charles R. Mackintosh the Viennese designers emphasized in their characteristic geometric style.

By the way, you can see the amazing pictures of this vase backlit here:


  1. cogito cogito, 3 years ago
    Holy Cow! Amazing piece. Many of the glass purists will wish that it was unmounted, but personally I love it this way. I've never seen this mount type before...particularly the armatures. They have an Archibald Knox feel.
  2. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 3 years ago
    Thanks cogito. I know the jewellers who did the silverwork were from Vienna ("the finest in Vienna", I've been told) but it's funny it doesn't look Austrian at all. I will give the complete data soon.
  3. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 3 years ago
    Just imagine the day we do the "merge of the glass collections" LOL

    I have got more pieces, but all of his are amazing... "no ordinary items" in his collection :)
  4. AmberRose AmberRose, 3 years ago
    This is really pretty! What a neat departure from your esthetic! Please put up an ugly piece so that I know you have flaws Austro:))
  5. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 3 years ago
    It's one of the most beautiful vases he's got

    @Amber... well, we're happy we don't quarrel about who's buying which glass items, although he's dangerously fond of Per Lütken's and Bengt Orup's work! LOL
  6. scottvez scottvez, 3 years ago
    AMAZING-- I love it!

  7. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 3 years ago
    Thanks scott, famatta and LoetzBuddies :)
  8. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 3 years ago
    I just updated the text with the compete information about this vase!
  9. famatta127 famatta127, 3 years ago
    drool!...Gorgeous, stunning and so Art Nouveau.
  10. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 3 years ago
    Thanks famatta. I know you are an expert in Lötz, so I'm specially pleased with your message ;)
  11. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 3 years ago
    And thanks hunter and czechman for your loves
  12. cobaltcobold cobaltcobold, 3 years ago
    Lobmeyr is also still active today.

    Do you know their shop in Vienna, Kärntner Strasse? If not, you have to book a trip to Vienna. They are still doing most amazing glass products, also very modern design in very fine "mousseline glass". But you know all that, for sure.
  13. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 3 years ago
    Never been to Vienna but it seems lobmeyr's would definitely be a spot notto miss :) I really really want to go there and see all that amazing Sezession architecture!
  14. cobaltcobold cobaltcobold, 3 years ago
    I love Vienna. There are good hotels which are not so expensive. And you have to eat a Tafelspitz at Plachutta's!
  15. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 3 years ago
    haha, i'll note it down so i don't forget :)
  16. InVitro InVitro, 3 years ago
    This is so unique! I love it!
  17. jericho jericho, 3 years ago
    crazy good
  18. guyfrmatl guyfrmatl, 3 years ago
    I love this!
  19. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 2 years ago
    "The merge of the glass collections"? OF COURSE!!! :) The idea of all our stuff in just one house is really appealing... but we'd need a huge place!!!
  20. LoetzDance LoetzDance, 2 years ago
    Amazing, gorgeous eye candy! Thanks so much for sharing photos of this rare example of Loetz.
  21. sarahoff sarahoff, 1 year ago
    Love your collection!
  22. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 1 year ago
    Thanks so much, Sara! There are at least two collections here. All of Lötz and most of the best Swedish glass items belong to my partner's collection.
  23. SEAN68 SEAN68, 1 year ago
    stunning:) really beautiful!!!
  24. Aimathena, 12 months ago
    Oh WOW...... amazingly beautiful.
  25. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 12 months ago
    Thanks Amaithena and Colori!!!
  26. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 11 months ago
    We've just added a fourth picture here. It's benntaken from Waltraud Neuwurth's book "Loetz Austria 1905-1918" and shows the work numbers and drawings for this vase and other two vases that Lobmmeyr commissioned to Loetz.
  27. vetraio50 vetraio50, 11 months ago
    Thanks again Alexander and Carlos!
  28. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 11 months ago
    Thanks Parkerhouse and wpjwpj for loving it!
  29. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 11 months ago
    Thanks Bohemianglass!!!
  30. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 11 months ago
    Thanks smiata!
  31. Lise Lise, 6 months ago
    Double gorgeousness :)
  32. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 months ago
    LOVE IT................. x 4
  33. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 months ago
    Thanks antiquerose and Lise! This is one of the jewels at home!
  34. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 months ago
    Thanks GTMOOM!! I see you've been catching up! ;)
  35. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 5 months ago
    Thanks nittygritty!!!
  36. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 5 months ago
    Thanks so much for your love, GlueChip!!!
  37. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 5 months ago
    Thanks for your love, ho2cultcha!!!
  38. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 5 months ago
    Thanks for loving our vase, nutsabotas!!!
  39. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 5 months ago
    Thanks for your love, artdecogirl!!!
  40. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 2 months ago
    Thanks Moonhill and Peasejean for loving it!!!

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