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Bohemian Art Glass1517 of 2611Fritz Heckert, design by Otto Thamm, production number  232, 1903Franz Welz Knuckle Vase
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Posted 1 year ago


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Here are photos showing the majority of my glass. On the mantel are various shades in boudoir lamps, as well as some Lundberg Studios, Steven Correia, Pairpoint, and Orient & Flume vases. The hanging fixture has an assortment of gold shades, and the shelf has Lundberg and Correia vases. Contemporary glass was my "gateway drug" to Bohemian glass. I was intoxicated by all things iridescent.


  1. Justanovice Justanovice, 1 year ago
    I must get me a cabinet!! Especially with all the cats I keep!!: ) Great collection!
  2. dlfd911 dlfd911, 1 year ago
    Thanks! I have a cat and two dogs, and have to keep things out of reach or away from wagging tails.
  3. Greatsnowyowl Greatsnowyowl, 1 year ago
    Great glass and those are really nice solid looking cabinets. I think you need a couple more cabinets. LOL :)
  4. dlfd911 dlfd911, 1 year ago
    The cabinet in the first photo has shelves that are too thin. I recently bought a dozen strips of zinc-plated steel (1/8" x 3/4" x 38") and put one under the front and back edges of each shelf. This reduces the amount of bowing of the shelves, and more importantly, they put the shelf supports under a larger piece of metal, instead of supporting a very tiny corner made of glass. The other cabinet has shelves that are about 1/4" thick, very sturdy.
  5. Greatsnowyowl Greatsnowyowl, 1 year ago
    Whew! Glad to hear that. it was your first case that was giving me heart flutters looking at those shelves. :)
  6. Greatsnowyowl Greatsnowyowl, 1 year ago
    all of my good stuff is in my office. my one classic case like yours I weighed everything on before putting it on a shelf to make sure I wasn't getting near the 25 pound limit. LOL.
  7. beyemvey beyemvey, 1 year ago
    Beautiful collection! The cabinets look like same maker as one of mine!
  8. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 1 year ago
    You have an amazing collection. We can see some incredibly beautiful glass pieces!!!
  9. Mac63 Mac63, 1 year ago
    Absolutely stunning Dave!
  10. dlfd911 dlfd911, 1 year ago
    Thanks everyone. Cabinet 1 has a door that slides all the way to the left. I have to move a chair to allow it to open. Cabinet 2 has a door that moves halfway in either direction, so I usually slide it to the left and reach over everything if I just have to get one piece out, or move a chair and slide it to the right. But that cabinet also has a locking door, so I keep my more expensive pieces in that one.
  11. LeahGoodwin LeahGoodwin, 1 year ago
    Love the photo with your furry friends! You certainly have a beautiful collection, Dave.
  12. dlfd911 dlfd911, 1 year ago
    Thank you folks. Leah, I still have one of the two cats, and both of the dogs. One of Gretchen's friends offered to paint them for us for a reasonable price, so we had her do those. She was pretty new at it and we wanted to help her out. Not bad, really, but now she has come a long way and her work is very professional.
  13. LeahGoodwin LeahGoodwin, 1 year ago
    It's always nice when you know the artist personally. They are a fantastic set. Very cheerful. When I took a second look at the art, I noticed the shades on the chandelier are of the same colour, but different shapes. I love it and what a creative idea to bring a collection together. All the way around.. you have a beautiful collection.
  14. dlfd911 dlfd911, 1 year ago
    Jerrod, it's not easy sitting in my recliner and staring at it all, but someone has to do it :)
  15. dlfd911 dlfd911, 1 year ago
    My wife's grandfather was a pretty well-known folk artist. He made that. When we got it the movement was broken, so I replaced it with a quartz movement and it keeps perfect time, chimes, and the pendulum swings. I saved the original movement in case I ever want to put it back to original. I think it only needs a new pendulum, but it's a key-wind movement, and I prefer not having to wind it.
  16. aldo78 aldo78, 7 months ago
    What a great collection stunning:):):)

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