Posted 10 months ago
I was very happy, with the help of a friend, to liberate these wonderful lamps from an antiques shop in Zagreb, where they have probably never been separated from the shades since they were made. I still have some work to do; they need to be re-wired, and I need to find a spot on the walls to mount them. Although I show them here as table lamps, they are fairly lightweight, and would need to be really secured to a base of some kind to make them stable. Anyway, on to the details - PN 85/3780 (a Bakalowits commission) was a Kolo Moser design, and he was known to use this decor. The shape was also used by Loetz in their regular production under a different model number. Although this decor is commonly referred to as "Streifen & Flecken", the production notes for this PN note "Zephyr m. blauen Streifen und Punkte" - Zephyr being a shade of white in Loetz nomenclature, and the blue strips and spots speak for themselves. The fixtures are of the same period, and it does look like they are original to these shades.