The vase has an elaborate decoration of hand painted bows, garlands, flowers and leaves. A collection of art glass by loetz, kralik, pallmekoenig and rindskopf, as well as a few others. New listing fine antique nouveau loetz bohemian art glass iridescent threaded pinched vase. And only a few of the loetz tango vases were actually designed by michael powolny. Loetz glassworks was established in austria in 1840 and eventually. Loetz or moser rare 12 jeweled glass vase all antique. With artistic claims reinforced by intensive contacts with the viennese art scene, loetz built up an extensive and diversified product line, to international renown. Waltraud neuwirth czech art glass bibliography with references to other related art glass. You couldnt find it in the countries themselves, but you could find the books and visit the museums. To learn more, our antique collector bookstore lists only the best collector books and price. Producing pieces for almost a century, loetz glass upheld the tradition of bohemian glassmaking excellence while also exploring innovative approaches to design. Bohemian glassworks johann loetz witwe vase unknown decor circa 1900 mouthblown iridescent glass in the year 1900, the company johann loetzwitwe klostermuhle achieved their inte. Most of the loetz glass in the sale was from a private connecticut collection.
When josef died, his son jan took over the company. The tulpid form and the strong, highly iridescent yellow color make this vase an extraordinary eyecatcher. Identifying loetz art glass this section contains various articles on how to identify loetz art glass including articles on identifying early loetz decors, loetz colors, color variables, loetz signatures and marks, and the process of identifying and documenting shapes. The decors index az section is the core of this site. Money back guarantee ensures you receive the item you ordered or get your money back. The kralik glassworks, full name wilhelm kralik sohne, was originally founded by josef meyr in 1815, in bohemia. Loetz glass collector eddy scheepers on the pride of. The loetz output had been very much influenced by the work of l.
The usage of floral motives is quite typical for the viennese artist franz hofstotter. Todays deals your gift cards help whole foods registry sell disability customer support. Candia phenomen gre 6893 rare tulip vase by loetz and. Loetz art glass bowl, floraform, spotted decoration, tiffany style iridescent finsih, 6 12. In the complex and confusing world of vintage art glass where attribution of unsigned examples is often difficult, the adage a picture is worth a thousand words applies. Eddy scheepers talks about the history of loetz art glass, how iridescent art glass became popular in the 1880s, and the various designs loetz produced up through 1940.
It was freshtothemarket and estimated reasonably, with commensurate results. Loetz was one of the leading bohemian art glass makers, working in the art nouveau era. Vintage antique bohemian czech cobalt blue glass vase by. Creating tableware and art glass pieces ranging from crystalline clarity to iridescent opacity, loetz became a worldrenowned producer whose name still excites glass enthusiasts today.
See more ideas about glass, glass art and art nouveau. While e ach book stands alone in offering the collector important resource information about loetz art glass, i f this is your first loetz reference purchase, we would recommend starting with. The glass is in loetzs ausfuhrung 226 decor please refer to page 263 of rickes book, loetz bohemian glass 18801940 for this decor. Based in belgium, eddy can be contacted via his website, which is a member of our hall of fame. Antique bohemian loetz type green iridescent art glass vase twisted diamond patt. The loetz art glass company was founded by johann loetz in 1840 and became renowned for its bold colours, groundbreaking techniques and organic forms. Books many of the loetz resource books listed below are out of print but all are highly recommended and worth adding to your library. Like its near contemporary, the american firm tiffany, loetz created jugendstil glass. New listing loetz kralik threaded green art glass metal mounted bowl w handle art nouveau. This is in the loetz series ii design book ref ii7471 for 1910 and made for max emanuel, around 5 inches high.
Loetz was the premier bohemian art glass manufacturer during the art nouveau period or jugendstil, as it was called in germanspeaking countries from roughly 1890 to 1920. Kralik glass identification guide glass encyclopaedia. It is also similar to a vase shown on the web site, photo 34. Defining reproduction, replica and vintage glass is a challenge in itself. Tiffany and though this was a great commercial success, he also wanted to lift up the companys artistic reputation. There can be up to three levels of information for each decor. I felt so lucky to get this book from the friends of the walnut creek library at a reasonable price.
Scroll through the thumbnails shown in the decors az section and find the decor, papillon then click on the thumbnail. Tango glass is a minefield many bohemian manufacturers made this brightly colored glass, including loetz see as examples ausfuehrungen 157, 162, 166, 181 and 216 in the decors index. The firm of johann loetz witwe known universally as loetzwas the most highly regarded artglass manufacturer in. It is widely believed that glass workers from loetz and other bohemian.
The firm of johann loetz witwe known universally as loetz was the most highly regarded artglass manufacturer in bohemia in the latenineteenth and earlytwentieth centuries. Lotz or loetz depending on the language you desire bohmisches. Loetztiffany art glass vase with sterling overlay goldencloverantiques 4. Category early 1900s austrian art nouveau antique loetz glass vases. Loetz the classic years dealers in glassware especially art nouveau glass, art deco glass, rene lalique, daum, moser and ikora. Loetzwas the premier bohemian glass works during this period. However, after a very brief description of the early decors such papillon, i found the vast majority of this book to focus on the phanomen decor, with very little information on other decors, especially the earlier ones. This website is an hommage to the many bohemian glass factories that operated at the turn of the 20th century. Loetz was the premier bohemian glass works during this period. A collection of art glass by loetz, kralik, pallmekoenig and rindskopf, as well. Many of the loetz resource books listed below are out of print but all are highly.800 1146 486 1335 1064 842 1364 932 1039 1522 394 435 893 1364 1390 1145 809 233 508 615 473 634 573 1351 38 928 1252 811 1213 590 1531 750 1208 210 942 630 1017 1210 547 1336 526 72 1278 273 331 96