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Lötz vase. Series II, Prod. No. 6258 - ca. 1908? (18 cm.)

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Loetz Art Glass1458 of 2050A new décor unveiled – Loetz Colchicum (Blau), Prod. Nr. II-2110, ca. 1905Loetz - Ausfuhrung 157
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    Posted 6 years ago

    austrohung…
    (583 items)

    In the Jitka Lnenickova's book on Lötz there is an image of the pattern paper for this vase. It seems only two pattern papers for this design (one for an 18 cms tall vase and other for a 10,5 cm tall version) have been preserved, and they belong to four vases (two for each size) that were made in 1908 for Max Emanuel & Co., London, in the décor Ausfürung No.2, with the drops in Astartig and the foot in Candia Silber Irisiert.

    In our vase, the décor is different: the cone shaped cup uses two different decors: COBALT SILBERIRIS (or perhaps DELPHI, or NORMA… they’re SOOoooo difficult to identify!) on the outside and GOLD IRISIERT on the inside. So we have got a blue surface outside that goes from turquoise blue at the bottom to dark cobalt blue with purple and gold reflections at the top whereas the inside looks dark with a golden iridescence. A rim in CANDIA SILBER IRISIERT has been added to the cup (you can appreciate that on several of the pictures). The drops and base, just like those in the Max Emanuel vases use the ASTARTIG décor for the drops and CANDIA SILBER IRISIERT for the foot.

    The foot is textured. It’s got radial incisions and semi-circular marks, looking like scales, which seem to have been done pressing the glass with a curve instrument. The polished pontil on the base has a funny clover shape due to its irregular shape.

    It seems that shapes ressembling this were used in the 1920s with different decorations. We cannot tell if ours come from the 1900s or the 1920s, although the coincidence of shape and the kind of decorations on it makes us think of the first option, sometime around 1908.

    If anyone has wider info about it we'd be very thankful!

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    Comments

    1. inky inky, 6 years ago
      Just wonderful!....:-)
    2. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      stunning!!!
    3. Slave-to-glass Slave-to-glass, 6 years ago
      Just LOVE this!
    4. bohemianglassandmore bohemianglassandmore, 6 years ago
      That's a jaw-dropper - wonderful piece! Congratulations!
    5. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 years ago
      Thanks guys for your loves... there's a lot of you here: bohemianglassandmore, charcoal, SteveS, smiata, Michelleb007, LoetzDance, Slave-to-glass, pickrknows, LeahGoodwin, Moonstonelover21, LoetzBuddies, bratjdd, Manikin, famatta, , DrFluffy, Vet, czechman, Sean, ozmarty & inky.

      Carlos is very proud of having found this vase. It really is weird and stunning!
    6. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      Your very welcome Austro!
    7. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 years ago
      Thanks jack1989 for loving it!
    8. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 years ago
      Hey guys, Carlos just suggested I should change the last image and add to the collage a couple of details he thinks important... and they are!!! Just look at the iridiscence on the top right pic! It s an amazing, amazing piece of glass!

      Thanks Amber and ks85 for your loves!!!
    9. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 years ago
      Thanks Moonstonelover21 and dasullywon for your loves!!!
    10. cogito cogito, 6 years ago
      I love how they used the glass to approximate a bronze mount and then textured the foot. Very cool.
    11. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 years ago
      Thanks ZZeppelin, JayHow, bratjdd, Moonstone, cogito, MacArt and Budek for your loves!

      Thanks cogito, and you're right: it almost looks like a mount itself, so different from the rest of the cup (why hadn't i thought of it before? :) )
    12. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 years ago
      Thanks smiata for your love!!!
    13. Lise Lise, 6 years ago
      Gorgeous :)
    14. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 years ago
      Thanks Lise and antiquerose for loving this and all the other vases!!! :)
    15. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 6 years ago
      Thanks GTMOOM!!!! :)
    16. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 5 years ago
      Thanks for your love AGH and GLUECHIP!

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