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swfinluv1's loves1171 of 3309BOHEMIAN ART NOUVEAU BRONZE MOUNTED GREEN THREADED GLASS VASE,Circa 1900MONART GLASS VASE SCOTLAND
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    Posted 3 years ago

    beyemvey
    (214 items)

    This Loetz Olympia Glatt vase décor dates back to 1896. The light green base glass has a wonderful metallic iridescence in purples and golds. It stands about 10" tall and is about 3.5" at the base. The rim has been genlty flared into a triangular shape and is flame polished, as is the pontil on the equilateral triangular base. All of the action occurs between the rim and the base, where the artisan gave the object a full 360 degree twist. One of the nicer examples of Olympia that I've seen, and I'm proud to display it on the top shelf :-)

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    1. MALKEY MALKEY, 3 years ago
      certainly gives the twist what tortured vase fab Bob
    2. LoetzDance LoetzDance, 3 years ago
      What a great shape and the first time that I have seen a real example of a production in the paper pattern I-6696. I'd like to add a photo of this one on the site if that is okay with you.
    3. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 3 years ago
      Gorgeous - the shape is amazing! I love the flared rim, too.
    4. beyemvey beyemvey, 3 years ago
      Fab that you like it Malkey :-) Cheers :-) Bob
    5. beyemvey beyemvey, 3 years ago
      Deb - you would certainly be most welcome to post it. I would be delighted to contribute to Loetz.com!
    6. beyemvey beyemvey, 3 years ago
      Thank you Michelle! - BTW, did you happen to see my Cobalt Rindskopf post? Cheers! - Bob
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/209942-my-favorite-rindskopf?in=user
    7. beyemvey beyemvey, 3 years ago
      Beyemvey Loves :-) Michelleb007, Manikin, Caperkid, LoetzDance, MALKEY, SEAN68, jimtim, EZa, swfinluv1, aura, vetraio50, bohemianglassandmore, Ivonne, Alan2310, & sklo42 :-) Cheers!
    8. beyemvey beyemvey, 3 years ago
      Gracias SteveS, & antiquerose! - Cheers! - Bob
    9. kralik1928 kralik1928, 3 years ago
      Incredible shape
    10. beyemvey beyemvey, 3 years ago
      Hi Tony! - Did I buy this one from you? Can't remember after so many years :-) Thanks for stopping by!
    11. beyemvey beyemvey, 3 years ago
      Appreciate it Kralik 1928!
    12. Rick55 Rick55, 3 years ago
      Great peace Bob! I love the shape as it has more twists than I've typically seen on these type of vases.
    13. beyemvey beyemvey, 3 years ago
      Agreed Rick, that glass blower 120 years ago must have had a very steady hand!

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