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    Posted 2 years ago

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    In March, I was able to visit my oldest daughter in Germany and of course my priority excursion was Passau.

    Luckily she only lives about 1.5 hours from the city. I was surprised at the lack of visitors in the museum-- we had free run of the place for about 2 hours. I could have stayed longer....

    First photo shows the small Welz display, but I did find Welz decors in a few other areas in the museum.

    My daughter's favorites were the Loetz figures.

    Had to get a shot of the Harrach case with applied fruit and flowers. It was the applied pieces that first got me into glass collecting 25 years ago-- back when the prevailing thought was it was all made by Stevens and Williams.


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    1. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 2 years ago
      So lucky to be able to see the Museum in Passau Scott, such beautiful Glass! :^D Thanks for showing! You're looking good too, but I'd have to say, that your Daughter out shines the Glass! :^)
    2. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
      Thanks much bill and thomas-- I appreciate your kind comments!

    3. sklo42 sklo42, 2 years ago
      Great that you had the place to yourselves but I'm a little surprised at there being such little interest. I suppose the locals have all seen it already and it was before the high season for tourists.
      I'd certainly love to see it.
    4. welzebub, 2 years ago
      Great pics.... So very cool you got to go visit Passau!!
    5. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
      I was worried when we first arrived-- the river near the museum had several large river cruise boats docked nearby, but apparently there wasn't an arrangement for any tour groups.

    6. kralik1928 kralik1928, 2 years ago
      I was locked in onetime after hours for 4 hours and enjoyed all the exhibits! you sir have an admirable beard
    7. Alan2310 Alan2310, 2 years ago
      Thank you Scott to share with us your visit to this fabulous museum, your daughter is lucky to be 1.5 hours from the museum.
      I notice on your third picture a loetz Texas decor(second from the right bottom shelve)with similar brass work that a piece I own, kinda nice to see it.
      Great post:-)
    8. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Great Pix !!!!
    9. Wow22, 2 years ago
      I'm a bit surprised by two on the bottom shelf in the Welz case (Centre and Right). I didn't know these are Welz.
    10. welzebub, 2 years ago
      The basket in the case to the left on the bottom is Welz. Those two bottom ones on the right are not Welz production. The case label reads:

      "Down: In the centre black vase with layers of white opal, Vereinigte (United) Glashüttenwerke (Glassworks) Palme König & Habel, Großmann's Sohn (son), Steinschönau, aftger 1920."
    11. welzebub, 2 years ago
      I missed something in the quote, so here it is in full. A small detail, but missing none the less.

      "Down: In the centre black vase with layers of white opal, Vereinigte (United) Glashüttenwerke (Glassworks) Palme König & Habel, lg. Großmann's Sohn (son), Steinschönau, aftger 1920."
    12. Wow22, 2 years ago
      Thanks for the clarification welzebub. I'm glad to hear I wasn't completely out of my depth. I couldn't reconcile those two with Welz production at all!
    13. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
      Thanks for clarifying welzebub.

    14. valentino97 valentino97, 2 years ago
      Looks like a "must see" museum. Quite a nice collection. Love the pictures of you and your daughter!
    15. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 2 years ago
      And I thought my daughter living a few states away was hard! Love, love your beard and gray cool. Your daughter is a winner too and sounds like you had a great time! Nice to see this post ;)
    16. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
      Thanks bracken, valentino, shareurpassion and laurah.

    17. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
      i love the beard!
    18. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      Thanks jackart, ginger and cultcha.

    19. Militarist Militarist, 1 year ago
      Beautiful city, been there several times but never knew of that museum!
    20. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
      You missed out militarist-- it is an amazing museum. Maybe on your next visit...


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