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Art Glass6558 of 8545Otto Prutscher design for Loetz circa 1927ID this glass owl
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Posted 2 years ago

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LoriLovesV…
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I've got this gorgeous cobalt blue bowl and can't find any information on it at all. I know the pictures aren't the greatest - I do apologize.

The cobalt colour is actually a lot darker than it shows in the pictures. The design on the outside appears to be a very thin silver overlay. I did test it by polishing a small spot - the patina was removed but not as easily as I would expect with silver. I've tried everything to make out the hallmark on the bottom with no luck - I'm hoping someone here might recognize the piece or the hallmark.

The lady I got it from, who is 55 years old, said that it was her grandmother's. She remembers visiting her grandmother when she was a small child and seeing it. So I would guess it to be 55+ years old.

It's 8-1/4" diameter.

I also have a tall vase to match.

Any help at all would be appreciated!

Mystery Solved

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  1. LoriLovesVintage, 2 years ago
    Thanks, Bellin68. It really is a gorgeous piece. The pictures don't do it justice.
  2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Hi Lori. It's difficult to read but it says: Made in/ Czecho/Slovakia.
    This means it is after 1918 when czechoSlovakia came into existence and before its fall.
  3. LoriLovesVintage, 2 years ago
    That gives me a place to start. Thanks so much for the info vertraio50! You have helped me out immensely!
  4. artislove artislove, 11 months ago
    please dont polish too much just rinse with water/soap,lovely piece of history!!

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