Description & Technical information

Designed by: Franz Hofstötter (probably also décor)

Executed by: Lötz Witwe, Klostermühle

Décor: metallgelb Phänomen Gre 358

Shape: 1900, prod. no. II-353

Colourless glass cased in opalescent glass, base with
dark red-brown band, salmon red mouth, bulbous metallic-yellow side, the whole
covered with various trailed silver-yellow bands.

Date:  1900
Period:  1850-1900, 19th century
Origin:  Austria, Vienna
Medium: Colourless glass, Opalescent glass, Dark red brown band, Salmon red mouth, Bulbous metallic-yellow side, Various trailed silver-yellow bands
Signature: Loetz Austria (engraved on base)   

Dimensions: 8.5 cm (3³/₈ inches)
Provenance: Dr. Daniel Lovette collection   Commissioned by Lötz, Hofstötter designed a total of 13 vases for the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris. He is very probably also the originator of this décor for the Paris collection.  

Literature: Ref.: J. Mergl/E. Ploil/H. Ricke, Lötz, Böhmisches Glas 1880–1940, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2003, p. 83 ff; J. Lněničková, Loetz, Series II, Paper Patterns for Glass from 1900 to 1914, 2011, p. 65 (paper pattern)

Categories: Works of Art