Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Welz Zipper and lines - Something new!

In Art Glass > Bohemian Art Glass > Show & Tell.
swfinluv1's loves137 of 3209Small Opaque Hand Painted Vase - Type, Age, Anything!Venetian Pheasant 10 1/2"
Love it
Like it

SemiczechSemiczech loves this.
Wow22Wow22 loves this.
IanBrightonIanBrighton loves this.
BenBen loves this.
auraaura loves this.
kivatinitzkivatinitz loves this.
SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
VintagefranVintagefran loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
cornhuskercornhusker loves this.
LovelyPatLovelyPat loves this.
jimtimjimtim loves this.
ElisabethanElisabethan loves this.
EZaEZa loves this.
artfootartfoot loves this.
sklo42sklo42 loves this.
IvonneIvonne loves this.
welzebubwelzebub loves this.
racer4fourracer4four loves this.
swfinluv1swfinluv1 loves this.
VioletOrangeVioletOrange loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
IronLaceIronLace loves this.
scottvezscottvez loves this.
See 23 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.

    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

    Posted 4 years ago

    (233 items)

    This is a 9" Franz Welz Deco vase featuring a great mix of "zipper" and a "line" patterns. I believe bot the zig-zagging of the colored spiral and the lines were caused by the same action; pulling it through a mold. What is interesting to me is the way the bottom gets the same effect as the sides- How'd they do that?

    Unsolved Mystery

    Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

    Bohemian Art Glass
    See all
    Five Traube By Nachtmann Bohemian Crystal Wine Hock Goblets 6-7/8" Cut To Clear
    Five Traube By Nachtmann Bohemian C...
    Antique 19thC Hand Blown Bohemian Cut to Clear Ruby Overlay Pitcher, NR
    Antique 19thC Hand Blown Bohemian C...
    Bohemian Czech Vintage Crystal 6" Round Bowl Hand Cut Queen Lace 24% Lead Glass
    Bohemian Czech Vintage Crystal 6...
    Loetz Art Glass Book: 'LOETZ. THE PASSION' - NBVD (2015, English / German edit.)
    Loetz Art Glass Book: 'LOETZ. T...
    Five Traube By Nachtmann Bohemian Crystal Wine Hock Goblets 6-7/8" Cut To Clear
    Five Traube By Nachtmann Bohemian C...
    See all


    1. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 4 years ago
      Beautiful and mesmerizing!
    2. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 4 years ago
    3. sklo42 sklo42, 4 years ago
      Great décor, love it! As to, 'How'd they do that?'......that's what we expect you to tell us!
    4. kralik1928 kralik1928, 4 years ago
      Haha, all I know is glass is like balloons made out of candy!! But I remember someone showing me a satin (frosted) zig-zag (zipper) vase and he explained they took the glass father and spread it around the surface and "Raked" the surface back and fourth to create the pattern. From what I see here it clearly shows that lines are the same action tgat creates lines also can "zig-zag a spiral of colored glass
    5. sklo42 sklo42, 4 years ago
      Thank you, so you do know more than your first sentence makes out!
    6. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 4 years ago
      parece un tejido
    7. kralik1928 kralik1928, 4 years ago
      Verda que si? Gracias amigo
    8. IanBrighton IanBrighton, 4 years ago
      :-) Love it.
    9. Semiczech Semiczech, 4 years ago
      Thanks SO MUCH for sharing this... my gut told me it was Czech but I had an unsettled feeling it might be something else. Appreciate knowing you've got one!

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.