Description & Technical information

Executed by: Lötz Witwe, Klostermühle, for E. Bakalowits Söhne,
Décor: Phänomen Gre 358
Mount: August Lux
Shape: 1901, prod. no. Com. 85/3865

Transparent glass cased in opalescent glass, base with dark red-brown band, metallic-yellow side, salmon-red mouth, the whole covered with trailed silver-yellow bands; lip with gilt brass mount round the edge (one leaf missing), gilt brass base.

A particular lavish Phänomen decoration was used on this vase. It was first employed by Franz Hofstötter to decorate his seminal vase designs for the World Exhibition in Paris in 1900.

Date:  1901
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Vienna
Medium: Transparent glass, Opalescent glass
Dimensions: 13 x 7 cm (5¹/₈ x 2³/₄ inches)
Literature: Ref.: H. Ricke (ed.), Lötz, Böhmisches Glas 1880–1940, Munich, 1989, vol. 2, p. 286 (paper pattern)

Categories: Decorative Arts & Design