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1903 Loetz "Vulcan" decor for Bakalowits

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Loetz Art Glass1113 of 2185Kunstgewerbemuseum BerlinLoetz at the Bröhan Museum, Berlin
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    Posted 6 years ago

    dlfd911
    (134 items)

    I have a good friend to thank for pointing me to this one. A decor I have not owned before now, Vulcan is a fairly subdued decor, but often applied to unusual forms. This was made in 1903 for E. Bakalowits Söhne of Vienna, and bears the Commission designation of 85/5146. The last photo is from Ricke band II, the musterschnitte. This piece measures 4 3/4" high. The entire piece is UV reactive. On the previous page in the book there is another form similar to this (85/5111) which is a K. Moser design. This one may also be one of his, or the firm took a cue from his design on their own. As Warren has suggested, this particular piece was blown with "optisch" ribs, very subtle but indeed there. Vulcan optic then.

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    Comments

    1. bohemianglassandmore bohemianglassandmore, 6 years ago
      Love it, Dave, especially with the little wing attachments :)

      Congrats on a really nice find
    2. bohemianglassandmore bohemianglassandmore, 6 years ago
      I guess technically, this would also qualify as "optisch". :)
    3. dlfd911 dlfd911, 6 years ago
      Agreed Warren. In person the optic feature isn't very evident, although in the photos it is.
    4. cogito cogito, 6 years ago
      High secessionist style!
    5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Congratulations !!!!
    6. bohemianglassandmore bohemianglassandmore, 6 years ago
      My Violetta is the same way (with optic ribs)
    7. Mac63 Mac63, 6 years ago
      This one makes me envious.
    8. dlfd911 dlfd911, 6 years ago
      Thanks for the loves and comments everyone. I have wanted to own one example of each (affordable) decor I could find, and would often replace a piece with a better form when one came along, but this one is a perfect shape and won't need to be replaced.
    9. yesterdaysglass yesterdaysglass, 6 years ago
      Nice find!
      love how applying a few little pieces of glass can make such a difference.

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