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Personal Website: moltensplendor.com

My husband and I have been collecting art glass for a number of years. Our interests range from Loetz & Bohemian glass from the Art Nouveau period to works from StudMy husband and I have been collecting art glass for a number of years. Our interests range from Loetz & Bohemian glass from the Art Nouveau period to works from Studio artists such as Lotton, Satava, etc. In 2012 when Eddy Scheppers decided to sell the website he had created, Loetz.com, Tony Ellery and I purchased it to ensure that collectors from around the world would continue to have access to this amazing site. We are in the process of updating and adding new information about Loetz and hope to unveil the new Loetz.com site in 2013. We welcome any large size photos of Loetz examples that you would like to submit. My email address is: Deb@MoltenSplendor.com (Read more)


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Loetz PG 6893 was not only fairly common but was made in almost every color that Loetz produced! - Art Glassin Art Glass
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  1. Beautiful example s and I agree with your assessment about the color. I also have the same example in Ausf 113.
  2. Congratulations, Volkmar, on adding such a rare and beautiful example of Poshinger to your collection.
  3. This piece would go great sitting on top of the Cooper Hewitt Museum's Adolf Loos "Elephant leg" table with the Loetz tile inserts. (or my table, if you want to send it to me! LOL) https://www.artsy.n...
  4. Love, love, love this vase, Warren. The elephant metal holder is also most interesting. Congratulations!
  5. Very cool! Thanks for sharing these.
  6. Very nice!
  7. Beautiful! Congratulations on such a nice and rare addition to your collection.
  8. Very nice. You are doing a great job of researching these Loetz shade examples. You are correct that this is a Titania-type decor. The "Gre" referenced in the production notes indicates "Titania Gr...
  9. Volkmar, I have Ploils' book and enjoyed seeing your photos of the signature and actual vase being offered at Dr Fischers. While this example, "Vase orangeopal with hyalith foot", is surely the missi...
  10. Very nice!
  11. Are rare piece indeed! Very nice.
  12. What a great Arcadia collection. I am especially fond of this decor and also like that you have two examples of DEK 1/12.
  13. This is a very special piece. Congratulations on acquiring such a magnificent example of Loetz!
  14. This vase in PN I-8038 was produced in 1899.
  15. Both beautiful examples of Rubin Matte Iris DEK IV-714. You are right, DEK IV/106 looks very similar. There is only one small variance between the two decors which is why it takes hours and potential...
  16. Love this one and especially the story because the same thing happened to me only I had to wait 3 years for the plate to finally show up!
  17. Love it and definitely worth the persistence. Congrats
  18. This is one of my favorite vases! I also love that it has the rare Paris Expo signature engraved on it. It is the only documented Russian Green PG 8058 (PN II-189) that I have ever seen. Very, very n...
  19. Definitely Loetz and I think you are right on the shape being II-4473. The drawing of the leaf-green "feather" decoration looks different but maybe they were trying to show a left and right side of on...
  20. Lisa, I see you are having fun with your new book! Way to go Ms Loetz researcher.
  21. I can understand why you are in Loetz heaven! Wow!
  22. Love this one!
  23. Great example and, you are right, Loetz amethyst is rather rare. Nice1
  24. There is also a book that you can purchase entitled: "Josephine Glassworks (Art Nouveau - Art Deco - Modern) 1900- 1950" published by the Glasmueum Passau.
  25. Dark or light, amethyst was never used by Loetz in their PG's. Regarding the shape, I wish CW would let us post photos in our replies. I have a collage of photos showing 6 different examples exhibit...
  26. Jospehinenhutte! Here are several examples of Loetz Pg 7624 to compare: http://www.loetz.com/decors-a-z/phaenomen-genres/phaenomen-genres/pg-7624 Note that there is little to no spacing between t...
  27. Great piece. Love the shape! Very similar to PN 85/5032 but with a tri-fold rim. No question that this would be the diaspora example to a Loetz collection. Congrats!
  28. Ok, I just uploaded photos of your vase and several other examples that meet the description you mentioned to the site. Since we still don't know the name of this decor, I created a new category with...
  29. Love this one! I had it on my radar as well but didn't get back in time to bid on it. Dang!
  30. Thanks, Jericho. This is very helpful. Pictures don't help as much as having the real thing in your hand! Congratulations again on adding such a great piece to your collection.
  31. Beautiful, amazing vase! You also have a good eye for the Tango pieces. Some of the examples similar to yours have been discovered with the oval Czech mark. We show an example with this mark on the s...
  32. This one is really unique. Love it!
  33. Beautiful! Love the new PG discovery too.
  34. What a beautiful example! I just added it to the site and made it the thumbnail for the DEK IV/714 section. Congratulations on adding such a nice piece to your collection.
  35. Great find, Frank! How tall is it?
  36. I just special ordered a couple of copies of the Series II books from our European distributor . PM me if you want me to reserve one for you.
  37. I've had various conversations with the powers to be regarding the additional publications from the Loetz archives mentioned in Series II and, sadly, these will likely not come to fruition.
  38. Yes, a lovely example of Crete Papillon and it is nice to see another new DEK identified. Unless you subscribe to Kant's philosophy, one of the beauties of collecting Loetz is knowing it is what it is!
  39. It's a beauty! Interestingly, we are currently working on identify PG decors for several Loetz shades and will have a large group of new PG's to roll out soon. In fact, Kai had just sent out the Quit...
  40. Yellow Medici, my favorite and this one is especially nice. Congrats.
  41. Volkmar, Great work on discovering this new Heckert decor. I have been collecting photo examples of it over the years and didn't know until today who made these. Thank you! I will email you photos of ...
  42. Can you contact me about your vase? Another collector provided some excellent insights that I would like to share with you. To email me you can click the "contact us" link on Loetz.com. Thanks, Deb
  43. Lovely shade, Lisa. You are also correct that it is an example of PG 2/187.
  44. Alan, We agree that this is not Loetz but a very nice piece of Bohemian art glass. The beauty of a website is that we can update it as new information arises. We appreciate you bringing this to our ...
  45. Actually, I have studied your vase and believe it is an example of another but rarer PG decor. If you email me, I can share more details of my research with you.
  46. Beautiful! PN II-827 which also mentions the 12 indentations. Congratulations on acquiring such a great piece of Loetz.
  47. Luckily for collectors, Loetz is pretty consistent. While we occasionally find anomalies, once you know the Loetz basics, not too much slips bye nor can it be added in!
  48. I have never seen an example of this decor in a blue ground nor have a seen a mention of it in any of the printed Loetz archival information.
  49. Another sexy looking Loetz PG! Very nice.
  50. Many of the pieces previously exhibited at the MAK are now on exhibit at the PASK. The same collector loaned his collection to both institutions but pulled his collection from the MAK to create the P...
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