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Posted 1 year ago

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dlfd911
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From 1905, Series II Production Number II-2636 Empire vase. 5 3/4 inches high, 4 5/8 inches across the base. This decor is really beautiful in any light. In normal sunlight the uranium oxide in the mix causes it to glow without need for a UV light. I am always amazed when I find one of these without any damage at all. The drapes and balls are so fragile, one small bump would do it in. In fact, I bought this to replace one with damage.

The photo of the paper pattern is taken from Loetz/Series II by Jitka Lneickova

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  1. czechman czechman, 1 year ago
    Breathtaking!!
  2. dlfd911 dlfd911, 1 year ago
    Thanks, Gary. This is the one I told you about. In the photos it looked dainty, but it's a decent size.
  3. czechman czechman, 1 year ago
    Congrat's it is a stunner
  4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    You've excelled here, dlfd911!
    Loetz architecture!
    You have a pair? Or more?
  5. dlfd911 dlfd911, 1 year ago
    No, not a pair. The other I refer to is another Empire, but in vase form. They seem to be bringing high prices on eBay lately.
  6. dasullywon dasullywon, 1 year ago
    Incredible! I have never seen this one before, and it is amazing to be in one piece - the drapes look so fragile! Was this form only used for Empire? I suspect so.
  7. dlfd911 dlfd911, 1 year ago
    According to the text under the paper pattern, it was only made in Empire, though there were a few different variants.
  8. inky inky, 1 year ago
    I don't know what to say but simply breathtaking!......:-)
  9. NativeJewelerylovers NativeJewelerylovers, 1 year ago
    Awesome piece, love it...
  10. dlfd911 dlfd911, 1 year ago
    Thanks everyone. I'm very happy with this one.
  11. Slave-to-glass Slave-to-glass, 1 year ago
    Words don't really do it justice...
  12. Misglass Misglass, 1 year ago
    Beautiful! Love the color!

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