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Kralik pink footed bowl with yellow/red threading and metallic inclusions

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Glasstronaut's loves5 of 59Loetz  Ausf 216Loetz Pink Ausführung 166 ca. 1914 st PN III 847
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    Posted 1 year ago

    philmac51
    (193 items)

    So, there, I said it.....Kralik..."so whatya gonna do about it?"
    Threaded swirl on bohemian art glass is most often seen against a tango ground, reds, yellows and blues predominantly. And we have had some discussions on here about attributions, but I don't think any of us have really come up with a maker.

    All the usual suspects are there, but nothing definitive. Interestingly there has been a yellow ground small posy vase with a metal frog on ebay (us) for a few weeks, may have finally gone now, but that was a very similar pattern and had the classic 'czechoslovakia' arched mark, which we attribute to Kralik.

    There's a very long thread to a post on this subject here: https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/251241-large-bohemian-art-glass-lidded-jar. This link is quite important, because the vase here has very similar threading, colour and 'flow-style' as the one in the link.
    This vase proved really hard to photograph, so I tried in a few different conditions so as to pick up the pattern.

    It's a stunning piece, despite the fact I have spent more time here trying to show the threaded pattern rather than just photographing what is actually a very beautiful vase, a little fussy, but beautiful all the same.

    Stands 6" (15.5cm) + nice polished pontil and excellent base wear.

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    Comments

    1. larksel larksel, 1 year ago
      I also think it's Kralik. I'm glad you bought it (my offer was lower). Congratulations.
    2. philmac51 philmac51, 1 year ago
      My good futune Ales, better luck next time, I only just pipped you I think.
    3. bohemianglassandmore bohemianglassandmore, 1 year ago
      Now there's something you don't see every day. Nice piece, Phil!
    4. philmac51 philmac51, 1 year ago
      Thanks for the comment Warren - been out of the country for the last 2 weeks on a family holiday, so I'm back resonding and commenting and hopefully soom posting again : )
    5. philmac51 philmac51, 1 year ago
      Seriosly too relaxed to spellcjeck !!
    6. inky inky, 1 year ago
      Looovely!!..:-)
    7. scottvez scottvez, 10 months ago
      Beautiful vase-- love the decor on this one. Don't know how I missed it when it was first listed.

      scott
    8. Glasstronaut Glasstronaut, 9 months ago
      Wow! Never seen any vase like this. A stunner!!!

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