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Dragonheart43

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I’m a woman interested in learning more about Bohemian art glass, particularly glass with an irridescent sheen. Basically I purchase for my own enjoyment. I’m an artI’m a woman interested in learning more about Bohemian art glass, particularly glass with an irridescent sheen. Basically I purchase for my own enjoyment. I’m an artist and a very visual person, and having a beautiful objects around adds pleasure to my day. Over 30 years, I’ve purchased pieces of art glass here and there, usually contemporary (Lundberg, Held, Eickholm, Orient & Flume, etc.), but recently I’ve become interested in older pieces, as well, and the Art Nouveau period and iridescent glass have long held a strong appeal for me. I usually go for elegant lines, but every now and then something different—whimsical or colorful or unusual strikes my eye. (Read more)

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Studying the Subtleties of Vase Shape - Art Glassin Art Glass
Free Antique Stemware from Mom - Art Glassin Art Glass
Loetz or not? - Art Glassin Art Glass
Two Moser Salamanders - Legitimate or Not? - Art Glassin Art Glass
Wondering who made this Bohemian vase? Silver by La Pierre. - Art Glassin Art Glass

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  1. Thanks, Obscurities, for expressing your thought process so articulately. You are correct that I was studying Shapes for the purpose of developing an eye for clues that might lead me in the right dire...
  2. Thanks everyone. I think it takes time for newbies to arrive at the conclusion that one can often not be sure just what one is getting. So the circle goes round to what one considers aesthetically ple...
  3. Thanks as always for all the info. I’ve numbered the photos because I was getting a little confused, and I’ve corrected the label on the Goldberg vase. I have to say I agree with Obscurities that if a...
  4. I love the vibrant colors and graceful shapes you choose. So many false claims on eBay! Where do you find your pieces? Do you shop online, travel abroad, or canvas local antique stores? A gorgeous col...
  5. Many thanks to all who have been so generous with their advice. I liked the colors on the little vase very much but, after looking at all the Loetz I could find online and reading all your comments, I...
  6. Thanks very much. I’m getting used to the fact that much of what is claimed to be Loetz is not. If I like the aesthetics of a piece, the Loetz label isn’t critical to me. However, it is so helpful to ...
  7. I appreciate everyone’s helpful comments. To clarify my own position, I tend to have expensive taste, but unfortunately I don’t have tons of money. Basically I purchase for my own enjoyment. I’m an ar...
  8. Hi GSO, Thanks very much for the speedy feedback. Since I’m on the low slope of the learning curve re art glass, will you tell me how you made the I.D. Had you seen a picture, or are there certain ch...

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Loetz Dunkelblau mit Maigrün vase with Sterling Overlay Loetz Cytisus Vase in "Neurot" (New Red) A Small Collection of Tiffany, Quezal and Imperial Art Glass KRALIK Art Nouveau Copper Mounted "Rose iridescent papillon type" Tall Blue Durand King Tut Vase c. 1925 Loetz Phänomen Genre 377 in cobalt blue, Production #7926 circa 1899

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LOETZ  STREIFEN UND FLECKEN c. 1900 QUEZAL ART GLASS VASE, circa 1907

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