Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Charles Lotton vase with orange"Multi Flora" design in light blue opal, 1976

In Art Glass > American Art Glass > Show & Tell.
American Art Glass672 of 1304HELP....   Art Glass from?Glowy Maybe Glowy 9
29
Love it
0
Like it

NouveaudecoNouveaudeco loves this.
auraaura loves this.
eye4beautyeye4beauty loves this.
RustfarmRustfarm loves this.
VladimirVladimir loves this.
melaniejmelaniej loves this.
LoetzBuddiesLoetzBuddies loves this.
kivatinitzkivatinitz loves this.
aldo78aldo78 loves this.
Rick55Rick55 loves this.
racer4fourracer4four loves this.
VioletOrangeVioletOrange loves this.
LoetzDanceLoetzDance loves this.
IvonneIvonne loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
austrohungaroaustrohungaro loves this.
EZaEZa loves this.
smiatasmiata loves this.
kyratangokyratango loves this.
ermenegildabeeermenegildabee loves this.
surfdub66surfdub66 loves this.
sklo42sklo42 loves this.
SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
aghcollectaghcollect loves this.
famatta127famatta127 loves this.
antiqueroseantiquerose loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
Lisa-lightingLisa-lighting loves this.
See 27 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 6 years ago

    bohemiangl…
    (624 items)

    My micro-collection of Charles Lotton pieces grew by one this week. The Multi Flora line is probably one of Lotton's most distinctive. He first started making them in 1974. This example is 5" tall, and is signed and dated "Charles Lotton 1976" on one side of the base and "Multi Flora" on the other. According to the book Lotton Art Glass, by D. Thomas O'Connor and Charles G. Lotton, (as of 1990) most Multi Flora vases were done on a ground of clear crystal (fourth photo is a scan from the book of a "verre de soie" example). To quote Mr. Lotton, "Exceptions are the occasional use of light amber, and on special occasions, light blue". I don't know what the special occasion was for the making of this vase, but finding it, for me, turned out to be a special occasion almost 40 years in the making!

    logo
    American Art Glass
    See all
    Fenton Mulberry Hand Painted Charleton Design Ruffled Melon Vase Circa 1938 8
    Fenton Mulberry Hand Painted Charle...
    $721
    Vintage Fenton Glass Winking Alley Cat Figurine Carnival Iridescent Emerald 11"
    Vintage Fenton Glass Winking Alley ...
    $120
    STUNNNG LARGE ROBERT HELD PEACOCK PULLED FEATHER ART GLASS CENTERPIECE BOWL VASE
    STUNNNG LARGE ROBERT HELD PEACOCK P...
    $115
    Vintage Fenton Burmese Glass Epergne 10". Artist Signed. NR
    Vintage Fenton Burmese Glass Epergn...
    $114
    logo
    Fenton Mulberry Hand Painted Charleton Design Ruffled Melon Vase Circa 1938 8
    Fenton Mulberry Hand Painted Charle...
    $721
    See all

    Comments

    1. Lisa-lighting Lisa-lighting, 6 years ago
      How wonderful! So glad you have added a piece that you really wanted that is always a special thing. Thank you for sharing it here. I had not noticed his work until you did and it is lovely. You have to love that one can with the click of the CW button be faced with never ending opportunities to be exposed to wonderful things and learn and learn and learn.
      Sincerely,
      Lisa
    2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Patience has its own reward !!!
    3. bohemianglassandmore bohemianglassandmore, 6 years ago
      Well, in fairness I should say that my interest in this artist's work is rather new. I haven't been waiting 40 years to find one - but it did take 40 years after it was made for me to discover it! The more of his work I see, the more I appreciate it :)
    4. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Stunnnnnnning !!!
    5. Rick55 Rick55, 6 years ago
      I love Charles Lotton's work! Yours is a beauty!!

    Want to post a comment?

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