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Bohemian Art Glass4453 of 4967MYSTERY BEAKER CZECH 20thC?Czechoslovakia - Enamil decor #7 Sillouette
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Posted 5 years ago


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I'll promise to stop at ten enamel decors then move on to Loetz enamels...

Here is an interesting pattern from the Czechoslovakian region 1920-1938 that I call "lace". It reminds me lace pieces made by grandmas or sold at thrift stores...but on a side note... have you seen the incredible Dagobert Peche lace pieces made for the Weiner Werkstate?

Again, based on the materials and technique variations there were probably more than a few glass decorating companies here.... You can see an element of geometry followed by a border of intricate floral enameling. The pattern repetition is perfectly juxtaposed onto Deco glass. This pattern is especially beautiful in large bowls, chargers or plates


  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 years ago
    There's no need to stop. I'm enjoying the ride!
    All of these were hand done, weren't they?
  2. jericho jericho, 5 years ago
    yes, i wish i know how!!! i suspect an assembly line approach like one person laying out the line with pen, another with enamel floral motifs and a third with the white or gold details
  3. MacArt MacArt, 5 years ago
    Yes I agree with Vetraio50, there is absolutely no need to stop this, they are just magnificent!

    I see You are an expert in tango, so I would like to exploit that for a bit, can You please give me Your opinion on my item
  4. jericho jericho, 5 years ago
    Could be loetz or kralik tango- either way very nice. green bowls are pretty rare. i know we think of the kralik pontils as being flatter and not as magnificent as loetz but sometimes they do a similar pontil. the green is typical of kralik because of the opacity and tone- Loetz = celery. Kralik = gumby green. email me ill send pics
  5. MacArt MacArt, 5 years ago
    Thank You a lot for helping me to better identify my item!
  6. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 3 years ago
    seccesionism, jugendstil or art deco, no matter, they are delicious.... like and apple pie

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