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Gorgeous Tall Heavy Red Glass Fan Vase - Art Deco or Tango 1920s

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austrohungaro's loves71 of 3323Nanny Still - new displayLoetz Phänomen Genre 356 Vase, PN II-367, Hofstötter Paris form and decor, ca. 1900 "Black Bottom"
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    Posted 3 years ago

    truthordare
    (347 items)

    This was love at first sight. The mix of vibrant red, heavy fabrication and size, elegant simple lines and a black glass pedestal foot. The color application seems to be uniform but it is not, there is slight marbling of a lighter shade of red. I considered A. Ruckl but have not found any other piece that would bolster that identification.

    In the meantime I am happy to have it and admire it. If you wonder about the straight cut fan rim, yes it has been cropped at some point, by how much I can't say. It is highly polished, with a few rough spots along the inside of the top rim. So far I have not found anything that is remotely similar.

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    1. greatexpectations greatexpectations, 3 years ago
      well this looks promising Czech Glass ???????ANTONIN RÜCKL & SONS 1919-1939
      https://www.rucklczglass.com/mycollection-iii.html
      bottom of page
    2. kralik1928 kralik1928, 3 years ago
      I think the applied foot is realy cool deco. The shape reminds me if WMF or Kralik although it could be others
    3. truthordare truthordare, 3 years ago
      This turned into an interesting identification exercise, the closest glass that was found was a 1920's WMF Art Deco glass line, of short duration, as I showed in another post. There are a few fabrication and decor aspects that match Ruckl, for months the search has not proven helpful for a definite attribution. In spite of the Berlin Art Museum having one of these WMF glass piece's in blue with a black pedestal foot. I dont think it's the same red shade, but that is always hard to say, when daylight or a flash has been used for light.

      https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/249602-story-for-a-sunday-post-even-art-museum

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