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Loetz Phänomen Genre 1/84 vase with bronze mount, PN 1335/5 for Robert Medeu & Co., Berlin, ca. 1902

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Loetz Art Glass1026 of 2298Loetz Cobalt "Norma" Two-Handled Vase. 7" Tall. Circa 1918?Loetz "Titania Gre. 2534" Collection. Circa 1905-1906
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    Posted 8 years ago

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    Robert Medeu was a tinsmith who started a small bronze art goods factory arount 1897. A few years later, he partnered with Albert Lehmann and they changed the name to Robert Medeu & Co. From 1897 until the business closed in 1913, they ordered vases for mounts and lampshades from Klostermühle, mostly to their own designs*.

    This vase, PN 1335/5, was made to fit this particular mount. On the commissioned paper pattern, it is noted: "sechseckig Form" (hexagonal form), Robert Medeu & Co., Berlin, and the decor, "dklgrün m. Silberblätter", or dark green with silver leaves, which goes by another name at the Loetz factory: (Dunkelgrün) Phänomen Genre 1/84. This decor also came in candia and pink colored grounds, with the same broad silver leaf decoration. There are a few examples of these on, but to my knowledge, this is the only example of this decor found on a shape that is documented (published). The iridescence is absolutely electrifying on this piece!

    See the PG 1/84 page on at:

    *Source: Loetz/Series II - Paper Patterns for Glass from 1900-1914, by Jitka Lnenickova

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    1. magdalenagirl magdalenagirl, 8 years ago
      Oh my gosh! Where did you find this?
    2. dlfd911 dlfd911, 8 years ago
      Incredible addition to an already great collection Warren. Congrats!
    3. famatta127 famatta127, 8 years ago
      I knew this would wind up in the right hands. Congratulations
    4. colori colori, 8 years ago
      Bull's-eye !!!
    5. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 8 years ago
      thanks for this information. Wonderful colors
    6. Gruff Gruff, 7 years ago
      Hi Robert
      I wonder if you would do me a favor and look at my latest post as I believe it might be a very early vote as long as someone else. I certainly would appreciate it thank you
    7. wpj wpj, 7 years ago

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