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Loetz Art Glass2136 of 2149Loetz Animal Figures- Turtle & Storkrare "Loetz Austria" signed cobalt blue Loetz Papillon
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    Posted 10 years ago

    famatta127
    (206 items)

    All kinds of theories surround this line. They say that the glass was furnace worked and then hit with silver oxides to give it that iridescent blue top color...but the real mystery is how did they make the dimpled potmarked surface.

    Simple! The glass was rolled in oats that would catch fire, burn off, leaving the mysterious voids to expose the underlying glass. Fact or Fiction?...

    The truth is those craftsman are long gone, and the secrets died with them. All we get to do is enjoy their artistry.

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    Comments

    1. famatta127 famatta127, 10 years ago
      by the way, the shorter one is 3" tall and my favorite of the two.
    2. Shawnl86 Shawnl86, 10 years ago
      Wicked Vase! Soo... you dont suppose these glass makers breath in to many fumes their piece are like... Trippy!
    3. Guschi, 10 years ago
      Okay guys
      I am new to the site and endowed with a very slim wallet.
      I have now been looking at over 100 postings of fantastic Loetz Art Glass and my mouth is watering
      What beautiful collections and what a treasure cove of knowledge
      I am bowled over
    4. willamal, 10 years ago
      Great piece!!!!!!
    5. scottvez scottvez, 9 years ago
      As always a beautiful piece of glass.

      You have a fantastic collection.

      Scott
    6. ijustlovedit ijustlovedit, 7 years ago
      This is the most beautiful thing! Love the colors!!

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