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LOETZ CRETE PAPILLON WATER SPRINKLER CA. 1898

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    Posted 2 years ago

    Rick55
    (129 items)

    A couple, few months ago, a dealer that I'm familiar with contacted me about liquidating his remaining Loetz inventory. One of the pieces is this very nice example of a Loetz, Rosewater Sprinkler vase, pattern #7637 circa 1898 - see "Lotz Bohmisches Glas" 1880-1940 Band 2, Page 35, Helmut RICKE et al. The base color glass is pale green with a brilliant, Creta Papillion oilspot finish that glows with a blue-green iridescence. This is a classic Loetz design and was actually designed to hold a single stem flower like a long stem rose. It stands 10 inches high and has three deep dimples in the bulbous base for added interest. As always, thanks for looking!

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    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 2 years ago
      fabulous vase!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    2. eye4beauty eye4beauty, 2 years ago
      The "pinches" are certainly very interesting. A simply marvelous vase.
    3. Rick55 Rick55, 2 years ago
      Wow Sean, you're quick on the button lol. Thanks so much for your nice comment and love, and thanks for the love Bill!
    4. SEAN68 SEAN68, 2 years ago
      LOL!!! Your very welcome Rick!!
    5. Rick55 Rick55, 2 years ago
      Thanks Bill... your comment popped up after I had already finished. I agree, the dimples add another layer of visual interest to the vase : )
    6. eye4beauty eye4beauty, 2 years ago
      I speculate that dimpkes and threads were utlitarian originally to aid in transporting a water vessel such as this.
    7. Rick55 Rick55, 2 years ago
      Got me...
    8. eye4beauty eye4beauty, 2 years ago
      I recently had someone make a glass tumbler for iced tea. I told him to make it as tall as possible. He said ok and he would finish it with an impression. What? He showed me a finished one and said see how that fits in your hand and the thumb impression gives a nice grip ?
    9. Caperkid, 2 years ago
      Beautiful vase Rick!
    10. MALKEY MALKEY, 2 years ago
      A work of art just stunning to admire !!!!!!!! first class Rick
    11. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 2 years ago
      Such a stunning piece and outstanding photography !! :)
    12. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 2 years ago
      Gorgeous vase!!
    13. Rick55 Rick55, 2 years ago
      Thanks for the great comments and love Roy, Malkey, Ken and Mrs T, and thanks for the love Fort, Bonnie, Peggy, Craig, Jim, Lizzy and Aura, I appreciate you guys!
    14. Sammyz Sammyz, 2 years ago
      Fantastic! Love Creta Papillon!
    15. Rick55 Rick55, 2 years ago
      Thanks so much for the encouraging comments Sammy and Thomas, it's definitely appreciated! Also, thanks for the love Kevin, It's appreciated!
    16. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      Gorgeous !! wow
    17. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      Loetz - masterful. That bright green just makes the oil spot pop, it's fantastic Rick.
      I think the indents are to show off the iridescence - the valleys break the light so beautifully.
      Great acquisition Rick!




    18. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 2 years ago
      I can't say what hasn't been said about this beautiful vase, so I'll just leave it at that, Rick, but my wife always asks what camera do you use to get these great photographs that you take. I know it's the whole thing, lighting, and background, but they are stunning photographs, that make your collection pieces show as they are in a museum of art. You always impress me Rick, GREAT job! :^)
      I might add that you impress my wife too! :^D
    19. Rick55 Rick55, 2 years ago
      Thanks so much for the love and great comments Bill, Karen and Mani, and thank you for the love Mike, Pat, BB2, Fort, Bijou, Jim, Bucket, Deb and NSN.

      @Karen... That makes a lot more sense as I didn't think the dimples were for carrying a vase which normally sits on a shelf.

      @Bill... Thank you to you and your wife, that's so kind of you guys. No special camera, but I did purchase a quality lens, and like you said, a backdrop and lights. What really made the difference, is making sure you have enough lighting. When I first started, Tony was a tremendous help teaching me about the correct settings and the importance of sufficient lighting. Your and your wife's comments are so kind and flattering... Thanks to both of you!
    20. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      What a BEAUTIFUL collection you have!!!
    21. Rick55 Rick55, 2 years ago
      Such a flattering comment Scott thank you, and thank you for your comment, love and continued support Gary, it's appreciated. Thank you for the love LB !
    22. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 2 years ago
      What a beauty! Looked at the close up, as usual, and it's even more amazing that way! Let me ask you, is the bottom of the vase rough or smooth? Just curious.
    23. philmac51 philmac51, 2 years ago
      Stunning Loetz Rick and beautifully photographed!
    24. Rick55 Rick55, 2 years ago
      Thanks for the great comments and love Phil, Gary and Susie, and thanks for the love Eli, nsn, Fran, Bucket, Iggy and Pat. You guys are very much appreciated!

      @Gary... Thank you for the information, Quezal did make exceptional glass!

      @Susie... Smooth lol.

      @Phil... Thanks for the photo comment... it's appreciated!
    25. antiquerose antiquerose, 2 years ago
      A+++++++++++++++++++++ as always Rick !!
    26. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 2 years ago
      congrats Rick it is wonderful
    27. Rick55 Rick55, 2 years ago
      Thank you Rose and Sylvia I appreciate you taking the time out to comment and love!

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