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Loetz vase set in PN 346/457 cobalt glatt

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Loetz Art Glass665 of 2222Loetz Phänomen Genre 2/484 "Medici" ca. 1902Early Loetz Gilt Vase
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    Posted 4 years ago

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    While learning how to use my new photo cube, I decided to show this set of Loetz vases, PN 346/457 in cobalt (?) glatt. They have a graceful art nouveau design of cyclamen flowers in heavy silver overlay. The two are a true set as they are mirror images of one another. Always a sucker for blue, I snapped these up even though one vase had significant losses to the silver.

    Since I enjoy silversmithing, I have been painstakingly crafting restoration pieces. The silver on the other vase was intact and helped me trace a pattern for the second vase. The new pieces are only lightly tacked on as I still need to engrave them. So far, I think the restorations look pretty good considering the original design is not perfectly symmetrical. I know I wouldn't fool a museum, but my goal is to have a working set of beautiful cobalt vases that will pass some scrutiny.

    The vases are 7.75" tall x 2.25" wide, have a polished pontil and a flat rim marked sterling. They have a wonderful satiny texture and golden to purple iridescence.

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    1. welzebub, 4 years ago
      Love the silver work. Tastefully elegant....
    2. MALKEY MALKEY, 4 years ago
      very nice indeed lovely flow in lines silver & glass a beautiful marriage Sammy
    3. Sammyz Sammyz, 4 years ago
      Thanks Craig! I better post something without silver before folks start thinking that's all I like.
    4. Sammyz Sammyz, 4 years ago
      Thanks Malkey! Thanks SEAN68, swfinluv1!
    5. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 4 years ago
      Oh my goodness - how creative! Your silversmithing is fascinating, and what a worthy project for these lovely vases. Good luck with the engraving process!
    6. inky inky, 4 years ago
      Love the colour of these and the shape is very elegant looking...the flow of the silver decoration is pure Art them!...:-)
    7. Sammyz Sammyz, 4 years ago
      Thanks Michelleb007! Thanks inky! I really love it all about the vases, the intense color, the graceful shape and the sinuous silver work!

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