Description & Technical information

Designed by: Franz Hofstötter (probably also décor), 1900

Executed by: Lötz Witwe, Klostermühle

Décor: metallgelb Phänomen Gre 358

Base with dark red-brown band, salmon-red mouth, bulbous metallic-yellow side, the whole covered with various trailed silver-yellow bands.

Franz Hofstötter was commissioned by the Loetz glassworks to design shapes and décors for numerous vases for the 1900 Paris World Fair. Most probably, he also designed this décor, which was created specifically for the Paris collection.

Period:  20th century
Origin:  Austrian
Medium: colourless glass cased in opalescent glass
Dimensions: 24 cm (9¹/₂ inches)
Provenance: Private property, Germany

Literature: J. Mergl/E. Ploil/H. Ricke, Lötz, Böhmisches Glas 1880–1940, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2003, p. 83 ff