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Hantich & Co. "Johnolyth" Vase

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Art Glass3413 of 23278Punch bowlFritz Heckert/Otto Thamm, TH134, Gold Gild and Poppy Flowers Vase, Max Rade ? or Ludwig Sütterin ?, Designer,1900
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    Posted 4 years ago

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    This is my next addition of glass from Ernst Hantich & Co. Haida (Novy Bor). This is a Johnolyth decor made between 1931 and 1934. The vase has dimensions of 21 x 17.5 cm. Painting is done between two layers of colorless glass. Design by glass technologist Karl John. Signed Johnolyth.
    Karl John later worked for the Karl Wünsch refinery, which had a glass with a similar design patented under the name "Rhodos".
    Updated May 6:
    At the time of production of this vase, the glass company was no longer called Ernest Hantich & Co., but W. Hantich & Co.

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 4 years ago
    2. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      Rare and wonderful, and still looks so modern.
    3. Ivonne Ivonne, 4 years ago
      Something different and really beautiful.
    4. LoetzDance LoetzDance, 4 years ago
      Beautiful! A very nice addition to your collection. Thanks for sharing the history of this vase.
    5. Project_Harrach Project_Harrach, 4 years ago
      Johnolyth glass is so rare to find in the U.S., and I suspect they didn't make a lot of it to begin with. I've been after an example for a long time, especially the example with the dragon fly :)

      Your example with the angel fish is wonderful!

    6. larksel larksel, 4 years ago
      Updated May 6: Ernest Hantich & Co. was restructured in 1931. 2 companies were established: W. Hantich & Co. and L. Hantich & Co. The successor company was W. Hantich & Co., whose decisive owner was Wenzel Hantich (son of Ernest Hantich).
      At L. Hantich & Co. had the decisive owners Louisa Hantich (wife of Ernest Hantich) and Adéla Krawany. Louisa subsequently transferred her share to Adolf Rasche (owner of the glass refinery of the same name). This company focused mainly on trading in glass.

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