Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Riedel Basalt Glass

In Art Glass > Bohemian Art Glass > Show & Tell.
Ms.CrystalShip's loves1492 of 5241vase by Andrew Williams of Glass Art, New ZelandLoetz Pink Glass II
27
Love it
0
Like it

Ms.CrystalShipMs.CrystalShip loves this.
charcoalcharcoal loves this.
MALKEYMALKEY loves this.
larksellarksel loves this.
IronLaceIronLace loves this.
RadegunderRadegunder loves this.
JustanoviceJustanovice loves this.
auraaura loves this.
ozmartyozmarty loves this.
ho2cultchaho2cultcha loves this.
philmac51philmac51 loves this.
Michelleb007Michelleb007 loves this.
bracken3bracken3 loves this.
BohemianCrazy23BohemianCrazy23 loves this.
Slave-to-glassSlave-to-glass loves this.
MacArtMacArt loves this.
smiatasmiata loves this.
Lisa-lightingLisa-lighting loves this.
inkyinky loves this.
SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
sklo42sklo42 loves this.
ElisabethanElisabethan loves this.
racer4fourracer4four loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
aghcollectaghcollect loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
WindwalkerWindwalker loves this.
See 25 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 7 years ago

    Mac63
    (87 items)

    I spent the weekend hitting local flea markets and scored three nice pieces.

    # 1, here is an example decorated Basalt glass by Riedel. What is amazing is it still had a paper label. It stands 7” tall.

    This is usually something I would pass by but when I saw the markings I was intrigued. Thanks to Alisa, Warren and Volkmar for the help on this one.

    The label is Bruder Rachmann

    Note from Warren: the vase does look like it's possibly been attached to something in the past. One of the Rachmann brothers was a metal smith by trade, which is why you sometimes see Rachmann pieces with metal overlay or mounts. So the idea would be that Riedel made the vase, then sent it over to Rachmann for further refining, ie metal fitting.

    I found this link – where Bruder Rachmann exhibited at the Tasmanian International Exhibition 1891-92
    https://archive.org/stream/officialrecordof00launiala#page/72/mode/2up

    logo
    Bohemian Art Glass
    See all
    Bohemian Czech Vintage Crystal Tumbler Whisky Glass 320 ml set 6 Hand Queenlace
    Bohemian Czech Vintage Crystal Tumb...
    $118
    Antique 1880 SMALL Bohemian MOSER Black GLASS CASKET Box Enameled JAPANESE STYLE
    Antique 1880 SMALL Bohemian MOSER B...
    $103
    Extraordinary Bohemian Tango Orange & Uranium Glass Pitcher Jug
    Extraordinary Bohemian Tango Orange...
    $71
    VINTAGE AUTHENTIC JOSEF HOFFMAN MOSER CRYSTAL CUT GREY QUARTZ COLOR VASE
    VINTAGE AUTHENTIC JOSEF HOFFMAN MOS...
    $110
    logo
    Bohemian Czech Vintage Crystal Tumbler Whisky Glass 320 ml set 6 Hand Queenlace
    Bohemian Czech Vintage Crystal Tumb...
    $118
    See all

    Comments

    1. Windwalker, 7 years ago
      nice...........
    2. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 7 years ago
      Gorgeous, Mac! Boy, you and Warren both had very good luck at flea markets this weekend! :)
    3. bohemianglassandmore bohemianglassandmore, 7 years ago
      Riedel basalt glass is as fine as anything I've ever seen. Congratulations on finding one :)
    4. glasfreund glasfreund, 7 years ago
      Basalt glass was popular in the 1890s. I would not exclude the obvious maker: the Rachmann brothers. Riedel made it, Harrach made it, why not Rachmann?
    5. Mac63 Mac63, 7 years ago
      Thanks for checking in folks.

      glasfreund: This is where I am a bit confused. Did Rachman make glass?
    6. ozmarty ozmarty, 7 years ago
      I think Riedel made their own metal work .
    7. SEAN68 SEAN68, 7 years ago
      beautiful!!
    8. inky inky, 7 years ago
      I love everything about this vase, the shape, the colour and the wonderful delicate enamelled and almost stylistic flowers...beautiful!....:-)
    9. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 7 years ago
      Beautiful...love the shape!!
    10. Lisa-lighting Lisa-lighting, 7 years ago
      Does it feel as great as it looks? The surface is so intriguing to me. It looks like it might be as velvety as my Corso's muzzle. I just love this vase and it is a brand new some thing to me too. So thank you very much for sharing it here.
    11. fran391, 2 years ago
      I've been looking for a "clean" copy of the Bruder Rachmann logo and you obviously have access to the one since you posted it next to the photo of your vase. What was the original source you used for this logo (and does it contain more "maker's marks"?

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.