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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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Rare pair of Rindskopf Alhambra Vases - Art Glassin Art Glass
Harrach Jugenstil ribbed vase, PN 1647/3, ca. 1900 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Unusual Loetz Bowl, signed, PN and decor unknown, ca. 1900 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Loetz "Candia wellenoptisch mit dunkelgrünen glatten Tropfen", PN II-2015, ca. 1905 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Loetz "Mandarin mit rotem Krösel" Mushroom vase, PN unknown, ca. 1927 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Uranium Glass Pulled Leaf & Vine Vase - Unknown Maker - Art Glassin Art Glass
Loetz Green Onyx vases with silver overlay, PN unknown, ca. 1893 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Loetz "Figuren" Vase, PN III-1881, ca. 1926 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Loetz "kristall schiefgewaltzt m. grünen Tropfen" vase, PN II-6164, ca. 1908 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Glasfabrik Schliersee water pitcher, PN 17 (Regenhütte), ca. 1910 - Art Glassin Art Glass


  1. Jericho, I believe these are all Ausführung 142, which came in several colors, but is rarely seen.
  2. Amazing color. Very, very nice!
  3. Glad to see you found one, Rick.. Worth the wait, I would say
  4. Michelle, I have the twin of that piece (the Live Auction one).
  5. I don't really understand techniques all that well, so I'm sure I'm not describing it right - It may not be the iridescence, but rather a stain or some other chemical process. I added a new photo to s...
  6. Any time, Alan - I did look at your other vase and commented there.
  7. Hi, Alan - as requested, my assessment of this vase is that it is also not Loetz. This is not bad news, however - in my opinion this is a much harder to find piece by the Bavarian firm Glasfabrik Schl...
  8. Lovely piece, Alan - not Loetz Carneol, I'm afraid, but rather much more likely Harrach, due to the shape and decor. Carneol is much more uniform in color... red and white only. The bump around the ne...
  9. So it is a little different than Diaspora Neu - really cool, interesting piece! Congrats to Andy!
  10. My pleasure - the piece in my original article is now in the collection of a close friend - we are just caretakers of these beauties - they have been floating around for 100 years. It's fun to imagine...
  11. It's a Hans Bolek design - see my article here:
  12. It is, Michelle.
  13. Olebodie - I saw your vase and read the comments and I respect Kai's opinion about its attribution. I think he's probably right.
  14. That one has it all -congratulations on a wonderful find!
  15. Sources: Karl Schmoll von Eisenwerth by Clementine Schack von Wittenau Gläserner Jugendstil aus Bayern by Christiane Sellner
  16. The Poschinger is a shape that is documented on several confirmed Poschinger decors, including enameled, overlay, and wheel engraved.
  17. In the first photo, the one on the left is Poschinger, Buchenau.
  18. Indeed - sometimes I have to type those words several times before auto-correct will give up and let me type what I intend! Andy and I were just having this conversation - that the kristall schiefgewa...
  19. Hi, Steve - I went through Eddy's old site and couldn't find any reference to that. My name comes from PMC VI - the only reference to a "medallion" is in the definition of the "Figuren" decor - it usu...
  20. Spectacular piece, Volkmar. Congratulations on finding such a rarity.
  21. I love both of them. On this one, I do love the red tint and the decor, which goes all the way up to the neck. I love mine, too - it would have been just as hard a choice if it was me doing the sendin...
  22. It is the same glass as is used in the Empire pieces that glow brightly under UV. It does also match the apfels/boule pieces. Ausf. 96 exhibits the spreading darker green (gelbgrün) found in glatt on ...
  23. Steve, there is much more "Grün" in gelbgrün. "Gelb Texas" comes from the production notes.
  24. I did, Sean!
  25. It was actually Hosch, Craig - I thought I had another mark with a connection to Palda, but have been unable to make the connection so far.
  26. Great, Al - would love to see it
  27. Outstanding! Thanks for sharing it!
  28. Outstanding! Thanks for sharing it!
  29. Jericho, better late than never, but I can tell you for sure that all three of these are Loetz.
  30. Agree with Craig on number 1 - it's a known Loetz form, and seems to be similar in technique to Campanula glass (internally decorated), which was patented by Loetz in 1936. The techniques on the other...
  31. Very nice bowl - I wish I could help with a maker, but I really have no idea on this one. It does show the influence of the glassmaking schools in Novy Bor and Kamenicky Senov.
  32. If anyone is still following this - how tall is this vase?
  33. Very fine example!
  34. Worth the wait, Dave - that's the finest one I have ever seen. Congratulations! Very happy you were finally able to fill this spot in your collection.
  35. Thanks, T. :)
  36. There are a few pieces out there I suspect are Schliersee, but no drawing, so I am left to wonder. :)
  37. Deb, taking ownership of an object like this give me a sense of obligation to find out all I can about it. :)
  38. Actually, I do plan on having a conservator look at it. I'll let you know how it goes.
  39. Thanks, Alan - but this one will be hanging in my glass room :)
  40. Great piece- nice large size, and I love that it has a glossy, fire-polished surface and a textured background. I'll try to give you my take on the questions you have asked: The reason the vase is ...
  41. Substantial, beautiful example, Gary - congratulations!
  42. Welcome, Gruff!
  43. Thanks, David- it's behind glass doors as we speak :)
  44. I think you're right about Haida and my money would definitely be on Carl Goldberg
  45. Photo #2 is DEK I/107:
  46. Zelasko doesn't agree on the banded decors, but I do.
  47. My very first Loetz piece was creta papillon - it really opened my eyes to a whole new world.
  48. I have one, too- same DEK pattern:
  49. I think that Delphi has proven to be hard to pin down. The "Delphi" sample tile in Neuwirth (Loetz 1900), p.220, plate 211 - shows that Delphi and Silberiris look almost the same, except that Silberi...
  50. It's a great piece, John! I don't think the paper pattern is a match though.
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 Snapphane Glasbruk 98" Swedish Lavender Art Glass Vase Signed Rindskopf Purple Iridized Marble Swirl Cabinet Vase Nouveau Kralik Tri Claw Ruffed Rim Green/White Opalescent Iridescent Vase Wood Shoes Form early 1900 THE GILDED MAIDEN: A CZECH GLASS MYSTERY. CZECH GLASS BARREL SETS Kralik 1930's imported glassware STEUBEN VERRE DE SOIE VASE 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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