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Monumental pair of Loetz vases made for Bakalowits & Söhne, ca. 1902

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    Posted 5 years ago

    bohemiangl…
    (622 items)

    This incredible pair of vases were designed for the high-end retailer Bakalowits & Söhne by the noted Austrian architect Hubert Gessner (1871-1943) while he was studying with Otto Wagner at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. He designed seven glass forms, all for Bakalowits and executed by Loetz. These two are over 17" tall (44 cm), and EACH one weighs about 5 lbs!

    The two decors represented here are Luna Optisch, which is an Olympia ground with a spreading blue interior casing, and Syrius Optisch, also an Olympia ground, but with spreading pinkish violet inner casing. Both decors were made exclusively for Bakalowits & Söhne.

    The production number for both vases is Com. 85/4023. A vase identical to the Luna is shown in Loetz Bohemian Glass 1880-1940 (Cantz), p. 173, plate 139. I was extremely fortunate to find them and cross two decors off my list at once!

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    Comments

    1. ozmarty ozmarty, 5 years ago
      Double Wow 2 of them !! so huge!!
      You are a lucky fellow indeed...
    2. bohemianglassandmore bohemianglassandmore, 5 years ago
      It was fortuitous - the seller said that they were from an estate where they had been in the family from the beginning. Brand new to the market.
    3. bracken3 bracken3, 5 years ago
      WOW! Nice.
    4. martika martika, 5 years ago
      Amazing colours
    5. EZa EZa, 5 years ago
      Love love love the colors! Great shape and size-
    6. LoetzBuddies LoetzBuddies, 5 years ago
      Interestingly these two decors are on my Must Have List.
    7. LoetzDance LoetzDance, 5 years ago
      Love these two amazing vases - size, decor, shape. It's also nice to have documented examples! Both are on my Wish List too!

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