Posted 1 year ago
I believe that the official name for this type of Loetz vessel is indicated in the production notes for PN II-572. The description says "Capri Gerippt & Gedreht". I will leave the name Capri out of this discussion for now - I have some thoughts on that, but I'm not ready to roll those out without further research. However the description of "Gerippt & Gedreht" (Ribbed and Twisted) fits perfectly. The shape of this Russian green conical, tapered vase has been used for other known Loetz decors (see photo #3). Examples of this decor on other shapes, along with the paper pattern with description for PN II-572 are shown in the last photo. This is not a very well known decor of Loetz, and they don't appear very often, so I was happy to land this 9.5" example.