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I collect Bohemian glass from all periods from Historicism through Art Deco. Main interests are Loetz, Kralik, Rindskopf and Harrach, but there are so many more thatI collect Bohemian glass from all periods from Historicism through Art Deco. Main interests are Loetz, Kralik, Rindskopf and Harrach, but there are so many more that deserve our attention! I also enjoy research and love a good glass mystery. I collaborate with an international group of collectors and have great fun doing it! (Read more)


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Moser acid-carved vase designed by Heinrich Hussmann, ca. 1928 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Loetz White Chiné cabinet vases, PN Unknown, ca. 1900 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Jean Beck jeweled pen/pencil holder with glass windings, Hansa acid-stamped mark, ca. 1910-1914 - Art Glassin Art Glass
UPDATE: Legras (attrib) "Jersey" enameled glass vase with Winter scene, ca. 1900 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Harrach (attrib) Biedermeier era Rosaline cut glass bread bowl (Brotschale), ca. 1835 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Moser signed Rubin crystal vase, ca. 1920 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Early Loetz (Alpenrot) Enameled Vases, mirrored pair, ca. 1893 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Kralik Feather Pulled art glass vases, ca. 1905 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Victorian-era Loetz enameled platter, ca. 189os - Art Glassin Art Glass
Jean Beck pedestal bowl painted by Franz Scholze, ca. 1918 - Art Glassin Art Glass


  1. That's as sweet as they come, Mac
  2. If I had looked closer, at Alfredo's page, the answer is right there - this was part of a writing set. As far as comparisons to Loetz tango glass, this observation was also made by Ricke in his bo...
  3. Interesting - I found this shape in the Legras book - it's called "Jersey" - but the examples in Legras were light blue and red crystal. So, Legras is now a serious contender.
  4. Brian - one of the vases in this decor in the Ricke book has a Jean Beck label.
  5. I'm not usually a JIP fan, as you know - but seeing these three together - I get it. :) Nice group!
  6. I AM in shock, Al - if you have any beads to spare, I'm missing one!
  7. Best of all, Kevin - it was CHEAP. :) I just wonder what the deal is with the drilled holes...
  8. That's a bit of alright :)
  9. Agreed, Scott! wrg
  10. Lisa, Fran - I would be happy to look at your pieces - if you would like, you can email me at
  11. Thanks, Sean - this color is hard to photograph, but in hand, it is really amazing.
  12. Thanks, Steve - it is interesting - I'm particularly interested how the color of the underlayer affects the appearance of the outer layer. Yesterdays - I did see that one. I'm not 100% sure, but I ...
  13. I guess it depends, Brian, on whether Alpenrot is defined as a decor, or a color. If Alpenrot is a specific shade of red, then it makes sense that there would be instances of it on different grounds (...
  14. Frank - I saw your awesome bowl and was wondering where you got the Poschinger info
  15. Thanks, guys - Al, I don't remember the Atlas photos- if you do find them, I would love to see them.
  16. I have an aqua marine vase listed on eBay, so I can't list it here, but I will email you a link to it. It doesn't glow, either.
  17. Does it have a slight green tint? It may be Steuben Aqua Marine
  18. Absolutely wonderful!
  19. Great find; nice write-up - thanks for sharing it!
  20. Of course if I knew then what I know now, I would have kept the bowl - but there are more finds out there, and I know the bowl is in great company.
  21. The thought had occurred to me, Steve - also the similarity of the decor to a certain yellow shaded bowl you and I both know. :)
  22. It sure has the markers - white dots - impeccably painted birds...
  23. You might be onto something there, Marty - Harrach was always a contender for me. I'm just not sure enough to make the call. :)
  24. Thanks, guys
  25. That mark was used by Carl Hosch, so the piece may well have been executed by Kralik.
  26. twentiethc could be right - I was thinking either Israeli, or Grecian - Lipasmata Glass Works. They also made thin-walled glass with a rustic look.
  27. Again, Mac - really love it- and so great to have the catalogue page! Nice pick!
  28. I was reading Cantz last night, and they noted that in the early days, while Tiffany was trying to reproduce almost exactly the old Persian rosewater sprinklers (narrower necks, more delicate), Loetz ...
  29. No problem - if you drill down into the FAQ page, there is an email address where you can contact them: wrg
  30. Filip Ravert, Romanian:
  31. Nice one - glad you got it.
  32. Thanks, Kevin - I loved the handles - had to have it. :)
  33. :) I was typing, Mike was posting LOL
  34. Jeff, this is the work of Karl Pohl, who operated a painting and engraving workshop in Novy Bor in the early 1900s (and personally decorated much of the glassware produced there). The Pohl family were...
  35. According to the Series II book, these came in sizes all the way up to 18.5" - those must be something to see! I normally don't care for JIPs all that much, but I love this one. Congratulations, Al!
  36. That is called fusing and slumping - accomplished in the intense heat of a kiln in pretty much the manner you described.
  37. Mac, I will try - I looked at it under a loupe, and it looks to me like it's been rolled in glass frit, then re-heated until the frit began to melt, creating a stippled texture. It isn't coralene - it...
  38. Glad we could help :)
  39. Thanks, Deb, and I agree - if the seller doesn't ask me to send it back, I'll put it in the "infirmary" - a cabinet section for damaged pieces. :)
  40. I checked a couple of times, Gary, but it's entirely possible I missed it.
  41. Outstanding - congratulations - very important piece, indeed.
  42. Thank you all - Brian, I know how hard Cephalonia is to come by, and I figured if this turned out to be my only example, it would be a nice one to have. :)
  43. Those are a lucky find at any price. Congratulations to you and Dave!
  44. I posted an interesting one a couple of years ago- an Ausführung C variant, according to the catalogue page re-printed in the back of Cantz:
  45. Thanks, Tony - now if I can just find one to call my own :)
  46. I've been looking for it, Al - you would think it would be in there somewhere!
  47. ;) If it will make you feel any better, I was prepared to go much higher :)
  48. Thanks, Bob - I was pretty sure it was a "Franken-lamp"... my interest in it is as art glass first, lamp second. As long as the final treatment looks good and functions safely, showing off the glass, ...
  49. Kai, I would agree with you, and I have posted some Harrach pieces here with the same decoration as in the Harrach book, but then there is Plate 3 in Cantz, as well as the marmoriertes pieces in the f...
  50. Those cartouche indents are typical of Kralik
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Rindskopf Purple Iridized Marble Swirl Cabinet Vase Nouveau Kralik Tri Claw Ruffed Rim Green/White Opalescent Iridescent Vase Wood Shoes Form early 1900 Fantastic Kralik art glass Seashell Vase ca. 1900 Bohemian THE GILDED MAIDEN: A CZECH GLASS MYSTERY. Czechoslovakia Kralik Cobalt glass vase with red, white, green and blue mottling CZECH GLASS BARREL SETS Kralik 1930's imported glassware STEUBEN VERRE DE SOIE VASE OFF THE BEATEN PATH: LEERDAM FIGURINES Emanuel Beranek, 1958, pattern 5869 for Skrdlovice Loetz Bronce Glatt c. 1900 DECO CZECH TANGO: FUN WITH COLOR DURAND GOLD IRIDESCENT VASE  c. 1925


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