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Lötz vase Prd.No. 85/5106 in Violetta optisch decor. Koloman Moser for Bakalowits, 1903.

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    Posted 3 years ago

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    This vase is the first of a wonderful series of seven vases designed by Kolo Moser in 1903. It was his last work for Bakalowits, as in 1903 he founded the Wiener Werkstaette with Josef Hoffmannn. Every design is this series shows an exquisitly simple design, which boldness announces the designs in silver that will be made for the WW. For all seven vases Moser chose only three different decors: Violetta, Vulkan and Opal mit schwarzen streifen (Zebra).

    This vase stands 16 cm. tall and has a diameter at the upper rim of 18 cm. The paper pattern kept at the Loetz Archives is quite damaged (image 4).

    A simmilar vase in Vulkan decor was displayed at the Koloman Moser exhibition at the New York Neue Galerie in 2013. I know no other vase like this in Violetta decor.

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    1. MALKEY MALKEY, 3 years ago
      super history & beautiful subtle understated piece
      many thanks for sharing astrohungaro
      all the very best malkey
    2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 3 years ago
      sublime piece! a little bit Gio Ponti and Ettore Sotsass, but much earlier!
    3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
      WOW !!!
    4. SEAN68 SEAN68, 3 years ago
    5. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 3 years ago
      I would like to touch it

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