LoetzDance

Midwest

Personal Website: moltensplendor.com

My husband and I have been collecting art glass for a number of years. Our interests range from Loetz & Bohemian glass from the Art Nouveau period to works from StudMy husband and I have been collecting art glass for a number of years. Our interests range from Loetz & Bohemian glass from the Art Nouveau period to works from Studio artists such as Lotton, Satava, etc. In 2012 when Eddy Scheppers decided to sell the website he had created, Loetz.com, Tony Ellery and I purchased it to ensure that collectors from around the world would continue to have access to this amazing site. We are in the process of updating and adding new information about Loetz and hope to unveil the new Loetz.com site in 2013. We welcome any large size photos of Loetz examples that you would like to submit. My email address is: Deb@MoltenSplendor.com (Read more)

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Loetz PG 6893 was not only fairly common but was made in almost every color that Loetz produced! - Art Glassin Art Glass
Loetz Animal Figures- Turtle & Stork - Art Glassin Art Glass

Comments

  1. Another sexy looking Loetz PG! Very nice.
  2. Many of the pieces previously exhibited at the MAK are now on exhibit at the PASK. The same collector loaned his collection to both institutions but pulled his collection from the MAK to create the P...
  3. Great vase. I especially love the blue examples in this decor. Congrats on a great addition to your collection.
  4. Beautiful piece and great new decor for the site! Congratulations!
  5. What a beautiful and interesting piece. Thanks for sharing it with us.
  6. Another super nice early piece of Bohemian art glass. The photos together with the fantastic historical information about this Harrach vase was made this not only nice piece to look at but also very i...
  7. A beautiful vase and a rare and wonderful find. Great research too. Your early Bohemian glass collection is really growing.
  8. I like your photos with the black background. They highlight the Titantia thread design. Looking forward to your additional photos. I have a ton of site work updates that need to be done. Hopefully,...
  9. Yes, Gre 2514! I think you and I were the main bidders on this one! I am so glad you got it. As we say in the Loetz Advisory group, it is good to know that it is being kept in the "family".
  10. To my eye, this vase is half a PG 7734 and half "bronce (with) Silberstreifen". This type of decor pattern change or variance also occurs occasionally in some PG 6893's when the shape of the vessel m...
  11. Beautiful. I also collect and appreciate early Art Nouveau style studio glass. It is amazing what these artists were able to create by hand.
  12. Yes, that is correct. BTW, "gray-green" is the main color for most Titania threads. The "ground" (base) color of the glass before the Titania threads are applied looks like what Loetz would describe ...
  13. Wow! What a great find. Actually, this an example of "Flamarion". Flamarion is also an example of Titania but it is known by a name rather than a genre. This particular example is PN II-7435. From y...
  14. What a great shape and the first time that I have seen a real example of a production in the paper pattern I-6696. I'd like to add a photo of this one on the site if that is okay with you.
  15. Warren, love, love ,love this one! Rare, beautiful & documented. Can't get better than that in a Loetz collection. Congratulations.
  16. This is probably one of the most beautiful examples of studio glass that I've seen. I can understand why you would want to make it your 100th CW post.
  17. Another new decor discovered! Great work Warren. Yes, it would be nice to find a few additional photographic examples of this decor. Any contributions from the CW folks would be much appreciated.
  18. Great piece! Looks like I will need to add this example to the site. Very nice. Congratulations on such a nice addition to your collection.
  19. Yes, this one is an example of "Norma" which is pretty rare as far as Loetz inkwells go! Great piece!
  20. A beauty! Love this one.
  21. A great example of this decor! Congratulations on such a nice addition to your collection.
  22. Lovely!
  23. Great piece! Congratulations on such a nice addition to your collection.
  24. Based on the shape and the photos showing the smaller "spots" on the finish, this piece could be an example of Silberiris II which has a similar appearance to Cisele. Nice example. http://www.loetz.co...
  25. What a great example of this decor. I can see why it is displayed as one of your favorites. Thanks for sharing.
  26. We have been back to the PGM three more times since seeing this wonderful collection for the first time and meeting you and some of the other members of our "Glass Hound" group in person. Thanks, my ...
  27. oldebodie, a good question. The answer is that there can be variables in the Bohemian glass made during this era but usually these variables are only slight for two reasons. 1) c1900-1920's Bohemian ...
  28. Nice post Kai. I also posted a message nicely directing Al to visit his PGM photos which show Poshinger case #16. But, sadly, that post was also deleted so I posted an article showing these pieces so...
  29. Yes, Ausf 56. Nice example. Here "Silber" refers to the decor "Silberiris" rather than the color, "silver".
  30. Congratulations on being able to add this magnificent example to your collection. Thank you also for the wonderful information on this decor.
  31. You really don't need the expensive books just "flip through the pages" of Loetz.com. Like the books, it takes a bit of time to do the research but the information is there and it's FREE! Great examp...
  32. Volkmar, this is an unusual mark indeed. We have the other ones that you mentioned posted on Loetz.com. But, you are right, I have not seen another mark identical to this one before. Very interesting.
  33. A very rare example indeed. In fact your recent acquisition reminded me that I needed to updated the signature article on Loetz.com to reflect this rare example! Isn't it fun when your research bears ...
  34. Great piece. I have one and can attest that this decor is amazing and it comes alive with different intensity of light on it. Can you tell me how many indents this one has? Thanks.
  35. Yikes! A dreadful signature. I am sure there are Goldberg pieces out there with "LCT" signatures on them as well.
  36. I agree! I don't understand how museums in this day and age can accept a donation in 2014 of known Kralik pieces and attribute them to Loetz. The Kralik silverband pair that they accepted are excepti...
  37. Lovely Goldberg vase. Definitely not Loetz. The Museum indicates that the signature engraved in gold as "Loetz" is [ false signature ?] . The museum also shows several Kralik and PK vases included ...
  38. Love this one! You don't see these very often. Congratulations.
  39. Great work on the early Loetz project, Kai. This segment of time for Loetz produciton now has more information than previously known. Now we just need someone to work on the later Loetz productions! ...
  40. Great piece. You are growing a very fine Loetz collection!
  41. Awesome! Now that's what I call a "collection"!
  42. A real beauty! Congratulations on being able to add such a wonderful piece to your Art Nouveau collection.
  43. This piece is spectacular - the drips, shape, iridescence, the entire package. See Loetz.com for the CmB thumbnail. Definitely a standard for this decor. Congratulations!
  44. Awesome! This don't come up very often. Congratulations.
  45. Andy, I like that the metal holder that you found for this piece allows you to display this vase while showing off as much of the glass as possible. I think this metal base is a keeper!
  46. Great story and so lucky to find a color that was the exact size and period for this vase. Usually, "marriages" exhibit differences but these two are definitely soul mates.
  47. Very nice indeed! I think there are two Charles Lotton decors that are a must have for every Lotton collector: Lava & Multi-Flora. These are "signature, iconic" Lotton decors. His Cypriot Lavas are ...
  48. Wow, Warren, what a great find and such an interesting article on its background and history. I am amazed by all that you know about these things! Thanks for sharing this with us.
  49. Great article, Kai. I think your summary which eliminates Rindskopf but leaves the possibility of this decor being produced by either Heckert or Kralik is spot on! Thanks for sharing your insights wi...
  50. I think the slant back elephants could certainly be an indication for Palda. Do you see any other identifiers that could help distinguish between the two manufacturers?
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