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Candia Papillon Serie II, Form Nr. 39 - No, it's not a Honeybaked ham :)

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Loetz Art Glass1549 of 1652Loetz Phänomen Genre 7993, production #7554 from 1898LOETZ  CYTISUS  c 1902
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Posted 6 years ago


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Originally introduced as form 7617 in 1898, in 1900 resurrected as form 39 in popular decors, Glatt and Papillon in Creta and Candia. Acquired via trade from a good friend and fellow glasshound, it is one of the largest Loetz pieces in my collection. When I opened it, I joked that it must be the six pound Honeybaked ham I ordered arrived two days early - but this is even better, and the golden color is just as appetizing!


  1. lainey461, 6 years ago
    Beautiful piece! You mentioned it is one of the largest Loetz pieces in your collection! I am curious as to how tall it is?
  2. bohemianglassandmore bohemianglassandmore, 6 years ago
    It's about 8.5" tall, but it's almost as wide - 22" circumference. I have a couple of other Loetz pieces that are about 11" tall - but the biggest I've ever seen in person was an Orpheus vase that was about 21" tall. The majority of my Loetz pieces are between 5 and 10 inches tall. I just don't come across the really big ones very often.
  3. bohemianglassandmore bohemianglassandmore, 6 years ago
    The ham arrived yesterday, and it's not as big as this vase! :)
  4. dlfd911 dlfd911, 4 years ago
    I have one exactly like it Warren, and mine has the crossed arrows mark. I have seen 3 in this shape with that mark. Too bad yours doesn't have it also.

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