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Loetz Yellow Ribbed Lotus Flower Bowl and Cobalt Silberiris Underplate, ca. 1920

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    Posted 1 year ago

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    Through a fortunate confluence of events, both pieces of this set appeared on the market at the same time - one on eBay, and one on Etsy. I guess sometimes, to be in the right place at the right time, you have to be in two places at once. :) Easier to do when the places are virtual!

    The yellow bowl is "gerippt" (ribbed), drawn into 12 points, and has a foot that allows it to fit neatly into the well of the under plate. The oval Czecho-Slovakia mark is stamped within the polished pontil. It's about 9" in diameter from point to point.

    The plate is silberiris on the inside, and cobalt papillon on the outside (see third photo), and it also has a 12 pointed rim. Its diameter is about 12" from point to point.

    It looks like the cobalt silberiris interior was meant to mimic the reflective surface of a pond, reflecting the brilliant yellow Lotus flower floating above. (see second photo)

    The underplates show up (in various sizes) from time to time, but the bowls are a little harder to find. When I saw this one, I knew I had to grab it. Fortunately the right sized under plate was available at the same time. Happy Hunting!


    1. LoetzDance LoetzDance, 1 year ago
      Love this one and especially the story because the same thing happened to me only I had to wait 3 years for the plate to finally show up!
    2. ozmarty ozmarty, 1 year ago
      What great tale and lovely set!
    3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
      Oh my, oh my !!! The educated eye strikes again !!!
    4. Sammyz Sammyz, 1 year ago
      Awesome combination! Love new and unusual stuff! Keep it coming!
    5. IronLace IronLace, 1 year ago
      Stunning! Love how things can turn up in that's like magic sometimes!
    6. Wow22, 1 year ago
      I've seen the underplate on a number of occasions and could never really fathom it. Never knew there was a bowl to sit in it, lol. Makes sense now. Thank you, it's gorgeous.
    7. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      BEAUTIFUL-- great story on how you were able to reassemble the set!


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