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Loetz "Pensee Markasit" Vase, st PN II-2097 ca. 1904

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    Posted 1 year ago

    bohemiangl…
    (516 items)

    These Pensee (pansy) colored vases with wispy steel-gray threads have always been thought to be an unknown Titania Genre, but recent research has found that they are actually an unknown genre of Markasit. The paper patterns reference several Markasit genres, but for all the pieces matched to paper patterns for Pensee Markasit, the genre is not specified - only the description "Pensee Markasit". There is also a Perlglas version, but that is a story for another time. :) Whatever the genre, we know from the production notes and photos that they come in at least three other colors, but "pensee" seems to be the most common.

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    1. IronLace IronLace, 1 year ago
      Stunning...the gorgeous colour combined with the dainty decoration is sheer magic.
    2. bohemianglassandmore bohemianglassandmore, 1 year ago
      Dainty is right - the piece is rather diminutive also, at just over 4" tall.

    3. Wow22, 1 year ago
      Small and intergalactic. Love it!
    4. jericho jericho, 1 year ago
      best kind of Loetz

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