welzebub

Las Vegas, NV

As of 5/22/16 I will no longer be posting any of my personal research related articles in this forum that are not Welz specific. Regrettably, I have also removed froAs of 5/22/16 I will no longer be posting any of my personal research related articles in this forum that are not Welz specific. Regrettably, I have also removed from this forum, the portion of my posted research articles whose content did not relate specifically to Welz. I have left most of the Welz specific materials as I feel any attempt at re-posting any of my Welz research without the obligatory credit being given would immediately be seen for what it is. I have no objection, and never have had, to the sharing of any of my posted research materials as long as proper source credit is given. Although I feel that the sharing of information is a necessary part of collecting, I also feel that the re-posting of such information by others in a manner seemingly representing it as one's own personal work product with no form of acknowledgement as to source, is completely unacceptable behavior. It is not an activity that I have ever participated in, acknowledging at all times the sources and/or inspirations for my work if not based purely on my own original concepts. Not doing so is a practice I would never condone, or ever tolerate. Unfortunately, such activities have occurred both here in CW, and outside of this forum on a glass website. As a direct result of this activity, my public sharing of such information will no longer be forthcoming. Surprisingly, in over a decade of activity in many large international forums and collector venues on the internet, resulting in interactions with thousands of collectors, dealers, and researchers, this is the only venue where such ethically questionable behavior has ever occurred. Although I am a big supporter of sharing information, I am a bigger believer in what I would expect to be respectful behavior by those it is being shared with. Sadly, It would appear that not all members here share that same belief. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I will continue to post articles sharing some basic observations regarding glass that are applicable to Czech / Bohemian glass, and others, regardless of the makers. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Primarily a researcher, I am also the owner and webmaster of www.Kralik-glass.com, and a long term collector with well over 20 years experience in the world of glass. Although I have collected a wide variety of regions and periods of glass, my primary research area has now focused for the last 8+ years on the development of information regarding the scope of the glass production, and the history of the family, as it relates to Franz Welz Klostergrab. (Read more)

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A Pulled Loop Décor - A New Shape - Interwar Production - Kralik?? or Not?? - Art Glassin Art Glass
Seattle Pops Festival July 25-27 1969 Seattle Area - Gold Creek - Musicin Music
Satin Glass – Rückl? Josephinehütte? and Attributions by General Concensus. - Art Glassin Art Glass
Quittenbaum, Pallme König, and Kralik – A Visual Comparison of Décor Examples for Collectors - Art Glassin Art Glass
The perfect Example of what I am Posting About Recently!! Nonsensical “Research” Underwritten With "Wishful Thinking" !! - Art Glassin Art Glass
Why Generalities Generally Generate "Research" that Doesn’t Work.- A Perfect Example of CLOSE "SHAPES" DO NOT Count!! And Why!! - Art Glassin Art Glass
Multiple Paths to Multiple Answers – A One Way Route is Just Not Good Enough - Art Glassin Art Glass
Common Shapes and Simply Avoidable Mistakes….  Are We Really All The Same?? - Art Glassin Art Glass
From Museums to Mistakes….  A Path Easily Travelled….. or “Book” Me a Ticket on the Misinformation Express!! - Art Glassin Art Glass
Welz & Not Rückl!!  Research Techniques and Avoidable Mistakes. The first in a Series.  - Art Glassin Art Glass

Comments

  1. Wow22 The Pulled Loop example is proportionately larger than the Welz examples. There is also a more defined ridge where the lip transitions to the body flare on that example, where the Welz examples...
  2. This oval has been linked to production by Palda, and is not the same oval as the one used by Loetz.
  3. Cool example Marty....
  4. 1) Kralik 2) Unknown 3) Welz 4) Unknown
  5. 1) Loetz 2) Unknown 3) Unknown 4) Welz
  6. There are likely a very large number of Welz décors and shapes that have never been associated with them.
  7. The arched mark like this with split o's in the spelling is a mark generally accepted as an indication of Kralik production. Nice examples....
  8. Great examples.... and very nice "assortment". :-)
  9. Love this one! Great Shape and size!!
  10. The reason you see them posted occasionally as Kralik is because they were claimed for a long time by a Kralik researcher, to be by Kralik..... and internet myths really never die once they start.
  11. Here are a couple of other examples of Well documented Welz decors on the same shape. The decor on yours appears on a different shape in a Welz production literature page from 1928. http://www.kra...
  12. Thank You very much. I appreciate it a lot. Always glad to help. Great piece!!!
  13. This example is a piece of production by Franz Welz Klostergrab. Although the threaded examples like this are quite uncommon, the shape is seen in a couple of other décors by Welz. Great example. ...
  14. Use the "Macro" mode if the camera has one.
  15. I would be interested in seeing the mark. I do not know if it is Welz or not, and never really use the mark found on their production for ID, but would be interested in seeing it if is possible to get...
  16. I am generally not big on white glass either, but the colored handles on these Kralik pieces really add to the appeal.
  17. That is not the serial number, so not much help.
  18. Movado backs require a special tool to remove. Trying to remove it yourself may actually result in your damaging it. Dating Movados to specific years can be tough in that the company does not pub...
  19. The Mckinley Tariff Act of 1890 is when it was initiated in the US. Over a period of 30-35 years the rules changed a little. The 1920's, if memory serves me correctly, was the period in which remarks ...
  20. In regards to marking, I can not speak to Belgium and French marking laws as I have not investigated them. The US the requirement was that the individual pieces or items being imported be marked as...
  21. Another interesting pair in blue with a mark that has never been associated with Kralik production. Personally, it makes me wonder about the Moss Agate attribution.... http://www.collectorsweekl...
  22. Thank You very much. I am glad people find them interesting and appreciate your comment. Thanks also, to everyone else that has stopped by.
  23. I sent you an email yesterday....
  24. Luckily Rose, I got stoned and did not miss it!!
  25. I know that is all some people do..... It is after all, the beauty of the glass that drew us all to it in the beginning for one reason or another. :-)
  26. I know that is all some people do..... It is after all, the beauty of the glass that drew us all to it in the beginning for one reason or another. :-)
  27. Phil, Sometimes I am amazed I made it this long with some of the stuff I have done..... That being said the T-Shirt is fitting.... I May Be Old, But I Got To See All The Cool Bands!! Amazingly ...
  28. Great find. This décor is the same as the first piece of identified and labeled Welz I ever saw.
  29. This is such a great and classic Welz piece..... Very Nice!!
  30. Actually, I would think that being the largest collection of Bohemian glass in the world, they would have to make choices based on display limitations and the preferred focus of the museum. It is obvi...
  31. Being an Art Deco collector, among other things, I am well aware that the use of "3's" in the design of the era was widespread. I am also aware of Kralik and other glass with three rings incorporated ...
  32. Great example!! Love the label!!
  33. Thanks Jericho. My hope is that at least some collectors will read this and develop a different way of looking at things themselves. I think that in a world where anyone can buy a website and be an "e...
  34. I have not seen the décor or shape before that I recall. Great example of Czech glass.
  35. You are welcome. If my time invested in writing these is of use to even a handful of people, I consider that to be a worthwhile investment.
  36. The shade appears to be a Kralik décor shift of a Loetz décor refered to as Phänomen Genre 2/177. The Loetz version of the décor generally has the lines in a deep blue. This ground décor of this shad...
  37. I assumed yours was orange from the pics? Is it?
  38. These are nicely done pieces. I have one that has an unidentified provenance mark on it. An extremely small font, two line "Made In Czechoslovakia". Mine is the same as yours here, except in red and b...
  39. I was discussing "Josephinehütte" in the post. A company located in Schreiberhau (Selesia), and built in 1840 by Count Schaffgotsch. Employed 100-150 glass workers and 300-400 refiners. At least accor...
  40. They are the same shape. But they are different from the group I sent you. That group has a small foot on it. I did not notice that when I looked before. A new shape in known décors!! Nice!!
  41. Hi there, Not a site for professionals. Just some experienced collectors and researchers in the crowd trying to provide some reasonable suggestions to other people on how not to steer yourself in the ...
  42. My statement from above in your quote of me, with my "all cap" highlight, in reference to Butler ads. "I am firmly convinced that SOME of these groups represent single houses" The post title you...
  43. What is your point? I remember quite clearly what I posted. Still have a copy of it actually. What I never said was that ALL the Butler ads for Bohemian and Czech glass were either Kralik or Welz and ...
  44. That particular ad is one I have never said was Kralik or anyone else. I have never used it as an example in any article I wrote about the subject. . Why is that? Because I question the attributions ...
  45. "some of the glass was finished with a snap off tool at pontil site" The actual term for the tool is a "snap tool" or "gadget". By nature, if a "snap tool" was used, there is no pontil site. Tha...
  46. My pleasure. Glad to help. For what it is worth, the 2104-4 is likely a model or mold number used by the company.
  47. As opposed to "frilly", many prefer to use the term "organic" when describing their aesthetic. Glad you find the post useful....
  48. There is a third question that is also a possibility. That would be if the attribution of that shape to Kralik was an error.
  49. Looks like Jeanette Carnival Glass in Marigold "Bark".
  50. Thank You so very much Kivatinitz, l really appreciate that. How very true Scott!! Thanks to everyone for stopping by.
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