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Mavericklane's loves59 of 88Dugan Fish Scales and Beads Plate with Souvenir LetteringA very rare heirloom from my grandmother
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    Posted 11 years ago

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    Cobalt blue Papillon happens to be my favorite. This fan shaped vase has extensive glass scaffolding at the base. Thats a tricky feature to add as the maker risks heat checks (cracks) as the glass body cools at a different rate than the applied threading. Executed to perfection here by the best craftsman at Loetz. The later deco period signature dates the vase after 1918.

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    1. globug3377, 11 years ago
      that is amazingly beautiful
    2. scottvez scottvez, 11 years ago
      Agree-- that is beautiful!
    3. Mavericklane, 11 years ago
    4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 11 years ago
      The wonder-weave web snares the papillon. Amazing!
    5. LoetzBuddies LoetzBuddies, 11 years ago
      It may be Deco in time period BUT it looks very Art Nouveau to me. Reminds me of many Durand pieces I have that have Art Nouveau decorations on Deco shapes. Of course Victor Durand started in 1924 at the height of the Deco Movement.
    6. cindyjune cindyjune, 11 years ago
    7. Hedgewalker Hedgewalker, 11 years ago
      WOW...That's all I can say just WOW !!
    8. jericho jericho, 11 years ago
      I have one in red...and there is one out there with the gold fan and cobalt piping.

      you are a great collector
    9. epson233 epson233, 10 years ago
      ditto -- i'm right there with you gary on this one!!!! great post
    10. scottvez scottvez, 8 years ago
      WOW-- just had to comment on this beauty again!

    11. SEAN68 SEAN68, 8 years ago
      very beautiful!!!
    12. antiquerose antiquerose, 8 years ago
      Oh my....How did I miss this?

      Wow......a 100 times !!! What a Color !!!!!!!!!!!!
    13. antiquerose antiquerose, 7 years ago
      Loved I love this color !!
    14. AnneLanders AnneLanders, 7 years ago
      just stunning

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