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swfinluv1's loves125 of 3209Loetz (lemon-yellow) Cytisus, PN II-1270, ca. 1904Loetz 3-handle
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    Posted 4 years ago

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    This is my last find on line, Art Deco Kralik marquetry bowl with lid, this my first piece in this decor, very rare I guess in this shape.
    Not my last one for sure.

    This bowl with lid stand 7.50 inch tall by 5.50 inch wide

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 4 years ago
      T'is FABULOUS !!!!
      But is it BAMBUS ???
    2. Alan2310 Alan2310, 4 years ago
      Kevin, I think we can use Bambus also, as marquetry too, Jericho will light up this for sure.
    3. Wow22, 4 years ago
      My interpretation also is Bambus, not Marquetry. It's awesome. Lucky you.
    4. jericho jericho, 4 years ago
      Fantastic piece, I bid on it and lost to you Alan. love it. I like the shape and the perfume like Broad-ground crystal finial!! The reason I think its so balls-out great is that the maker would have to blow the piece, satin treat it and cut the finial to look like that...

      Very interesting about the debate between Bambus -Vs- Marquetry.

      I have heard many dealers and (a few collectors) refer to the pulled rod inlay (with added spatter as Marquetry). Does that make them wrong? I don't think so. As I see it you have a partial attribution for Bambus and no attribution for Marquetry (Bambus with flowers).... as for prices sometimes there is no distinction-

      Although many marquetry are signed -none are named in a catalogue or with a sticker... so Marquetry was made up by dealers and collectors who were describing the three flowered pieces for sale. The bits of cased glass that form the petals of the flower were applied (hot) by hand - very similar to the "flame pattern". far there have been sightings of 6 Bambus sticker'd examples and only in Maroon (5) purple (1). Does this mean that yellow or green flame pattern pieces are not Bambus? it could mean that. Could there be some glass companies that mimicked the Bambus pattern. Yes- I believe I have a few

      So... I do think there is room to call some bambus glass (until we see a bambus sticker on this color) Marquetry. remember the name comes from dealers and collectors and maybe the tide is shifting....
    5. Alan2310 Alan2310, 4 years ago
      Jerico, first i am very sorry to bid again you, my apologize for this, we never know,
      So do I call this one Bambus ?
      Many thanks for the complete statement on this piece much appreciated.
    6. Wow22, 4 years ago
      Fascinating insights from Jericho. It's more complex than I thought! So - possibly Bambus, possibly not (until this color is verified). Possibly marquetry through technique... Making my head spin.
    7. IanBrighton IanBrighton, 4 years ago
      Great piece!
    8. Ivonne Ivonne, 4 years ago
      This is awesome!
    9. Alan2310 Alan2310, 4 years ago
      @Wow22, we figure it will be easy, but it's not, my head spin too
      @IanBrighton, I think so too
      @Ivonne, yes indeed, I love it very much.
      Many thanks to all of you for commenting and appreciation.
    10. philmac51 philmac51, 4 years ago
      Great piece Alan - I've just come back from a 2 week vacation - lots of lovely pieces to comment on.... this is especially nice!
    11. Alan2310 Alan2310, 4 years ago
      @philmac51, I hope you have nice vacation, welcome back.
      Many thanks for stopping by and commented, i am glad you enjoy it.
    12. Alan2310 Alan2310, 4 years ago
      THANK YOU, sklo42
      SpiritBear, to all of you....... for the appreciation of this post.
    13. Alan2310 Alan2310, 4 years ago
      THANK YOU, philmac51
      LOUMANAL , to all of you for the appreciation of this post.
    14. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 4 years ago
      very very pretty shape and decor
    15. Alan2310 Alan2310, 4 years ago
      THANK YOU, kivatinitz, for you very nice comment, much appreciated.
    16. Alan2310 Alan2310, 4 years ago
      THANK YOU, LovelyPat
      aura, to all of you, for the appreciation of this post.

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