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My Other Villeroy & Boch Mettlach Art Nouveau Vase (Red!!)

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    Posted 6 years ago

    Hyp-storian
    (40 items)

    If you check out the list of my other (22) items you'll see that I was able to buy a gorgeous 1906 (blue/yellow & white) Villeroy & Bosc Mettlach Art Nouveau vase about 3 years ago. However, this week I was fortunate enough to find another variant in oxblood red/green & white that's most probably even rarer! Aside from the colors and 1904 date stamp it's identical to the other one, but I love this one even more (although that may be because it's "new" to the collection......).

    After buying the first one I wrote to the V/B museum in Germany to confirm authenticity because it looked brand new, and they assured me that this design was never reproduced (I copied & pasted their letter in that other listing). Oddly enough though, they said that this particular design first appeared in the 1905 V/B catalog, while THIS red variant is dated 1904!
    Don't know if that's at all significant, but just thought I'd mention it.
    Thanks for looking!

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    Comments

    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      I remember the blue one well ....
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/75711-question-about-my-villeroy-and-boch-mettla

      This is just as nice !!!!!

      CONGRATULATIONS !!!!!!
    2. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      I so love this beautiful vase and I also remember the blue as well!! stunning!!
    3. Hyp-storian, 6 years ago
      Thanks guys- I love sharing pics of this stuff with folks who also appreciate their beauty!
    4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Can I just ask about the dating code ... how is the 1904 indicated?
    5. Hyp-storian, 6 years ago
      On the right hand side of the bottom is "04". It can clearly be seen in another close-up scan of just the (white) bottom, but I chose this smaller scan because it shows the bottom flanked by its background colors.
    6. inky inky, 6 years ago
      Very beautiful!..:-)
    7. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 5 years ago
      This is awesome! It's a love, love for me! Thanks for sharing it.
    8. Hyp-storian, 5 years ago
      Thank you all for your kind comments!
      P.S. you all have impeccable taste!
      ; - )



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