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Otto Prutscher designed Loetz footed vase from 1929

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Christoph-Ly…'s loves13 of 17Loetz Blue Melusin Bowl with Applied Enamel DecorationLoetz Pitcher with Oroplastic Decoration, ca. 1928, "Etrusk", Prod. Nr. unknown
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    Posted 9 years ago

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    This footed vase was made by Loetz in 1929, from a design by Otto Prutscher. It measures 4 1/2 inches tall, by 3 1/2 inches wide at the rim. The shape is Series III, Production Number 4850. The decor is called "silber irisiert mit Emailfedern" according the the description in the musterschnitte (Ricke band II), and "Urania-Silberiris with enamel fields" in the Cantz book. The photo and description comes from p. 277 in that book. Prior to this one I have only seen this decor in photos. According to the musterschnitte, there were only 12 of these produced.

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    1. bohemianglassandmore bohemianglassandmore, 9 years ago
      Doesn't get much cleaner than that. Nice, rare example!
    2. dlfd911 dlfd911, 9 years ago
      And it comes to us on our birthday preciousssss! (well, I bought it before, and it got here after, but it's close enough)
    3. beyemvey beyemvey, 9 years ago
      Beautiful! Now I need to retract my eyeballs back into their sockets :-)
    4. dlfd911 dlfd911, 9 years ago
      Look at the reflection on the inside of the rim, it looks as bright as mercury glass.
    5. famatta127 famatta127, 9 years ago
      I saw one similar decor different shape in Europe..blown away. Mucho Congrats!
    6. dlfd911 dlfd911, 9 years ago
      Thanks for the loves (and like) everyone. And thank you Tony, in the book it looks pale and washed out, but in front of you it really looks nice.
    7. bkirks bkirks, 9 years ago
      What an amazingly beautiful piece! Great find!!!
    8. scottvez scottvez, 9 years ago
      WOW-- what a beauty!

    9. LoetzBuddies LoetzBuddies, 9 years ago
      Did you say you keep the door key under the matt ?
    10. dlfd911 dlfd911, 9 years ago
      Good luck with that, Frank. I'm always at home. And the dogs are too, lol. Thanks Gary!
    11. dasullywon dasullywon, 9 years ago
    12. jericho jericho, 9 years ago
      dang it! what a cool piece, put my name underneath it in case your kids need to sell it for beer....
    13. dlfd911 dlfd911, 9 years ago
      No problem at all, there you go.
    14. Mac63 Mac63, 9 years ago
      Now that is a beauty!!
    15. kralik1928 kralik1928, 4 years ago
      incredible piece

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