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    Posted 4 years ago

    LauraH
    (32 items)

    I am pretty sure this is a Kralik Purple Glatt vase, which means the Loetz Austria signature is a fake. Besides, the signature does not look right. It was hard to photograph, but it looks like it was scratched into the surface instead of engraved.

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    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 4 years ago
      Beautiful~!
    2. Alan2310 Alan2310, 4 years ago
      My 2 cent on that will be. RINDSKOPF, but just start collecting glass month ago, it's just what I thinking, beautiful piece of glass.

      Alan
    3. LauraH LauraH, 4 years ago
      Thanks for your comment Alan2310! Are you familiar yet with Kralik-glass.com? Check out Purple Glatt in the visual decor index and you'll find a vase just like this one.
      Have fun collecting!
    4. LauraH LauraH, 4 years ago
      Thank you, Efesgirl!
    5. Rick55 Rick55, 4 years ago
      Wow Laura... the iridescence is incredible!! I love it!
    6. LauraH LauraH, 4 years ago
      Many thanks, Rick55!!
    7. LauraH LauraH, 4 years ago
      Thank you, Alfredo. I thought 'Eggshell' was usually more of a bronze color, but I suppose in this case it is not the color but the thickness and weight of the glass that counts?
    8. welzebub welzebub, 4 years ago
      Eggshell examples are typically distinctly bronze in color. I do not believe this to be Eggshell. The middle example of Eggshell on Kralik-glass.com is in my personal collection, and the surface color of the vase is undeniably bronze in color, although it is iridescent and shows other colors. It also has a smooth finish on the base, unlike the textured base on this example.

      Examples of this décor, likely made by several houses, can be difficult to attribute without a known shape, or a provenance mark or label that is recognized. They also generally (not always) show larger bands of colors on the smooth exterior of the vase such as yours does.

      I am curious what color the glass is if you look from the interior out at bright light?
    9. MarioZ MarioZ, 4 years ago
      Nice blend of colors.

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