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Loetz Candia Papillon "Butterflies" vase from 1920s

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    Posted 7 years ago

    dlfd911
    (134 items)

    The acid-etched square "Made in Czecho-Slovakia" mark indicates later production. Most of the marked ones after 1918 have the oval mark, and the ones with the square mark I would assume to be be a bit later production. This is my second one of this decor, in a different form, and both have the square mark. This one measures 6 inches high, with a larger than usual polished pontil. The spots on later gold Papillon decor are often a bit more sparse than earlier ones, and much brighter gold in color.

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    1. Zowie Zowie, 7 years ago
      Very nice have a top day
    2. famatta127 famatta127, 7 years ago
      That mark seems to be pretty rare...nice catch.
    3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 7 years ago
      very beautiful!!!
    4. yesterdaysglass yesterdaysglass, 7 years ago
      Nice piece of Loetz!

      Do you know if they happen to come in any other colors besides pink, clear and blue?
    5. dlfd911 dlfd911, 7 years ago
      Thanks everyone. Not sure about that one, I have seen these in Candia and green, but no other colors. as far as I know none of the shapes are in the books, but I hope to see a Series III book eventually to pin down the decor name or number. I suspect it will have an Ausf. number.
    6. yesterdaysglass yesterdaysglass, 7 years ago
      Thanks Dave. I don't recall seeing a green one, good to know. I wonder if the ratios are similiar to the "butterflyless" papillon pieces.

      I can't find pics of the blue/pink ones I saw. They were up for auction at the same time but of course I was low on funds at that time. :(

      If I end up finding the pics I'll post them up. Here is a blue one on here though
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/109353-auction-collection-with-glue-chip

    7. yesterdaysglass yesterdaysglass, 7 years ago
      Here's another and it's actually in the same shape as the blue/pink ones I had mentioned.
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/47002-tell-me-about-my-vase-and-candle-sticks


    8. dlfd911 dlfd911, 7 years ago
      I actually saw a green one recently. A pale green, but the color gave the spots a light blue color as with silberiris.

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