Description & Technical information

Designed by: Leopold Bauer, Vienna, around 1906
Executed by: Lötz Witwe, Klostermühle
Décor: kristall Texas (flash glass)
Shape: 1906, comp. with prod. no. II-4276*

Around 1906 architect Leopold Bauer designed vases and table decorations in what is known as "Blitzglas" (flash glass). Their simplicity and classical forms are convincing and they represent the best of a long and fruitful collaboration with the Loetz glass factory.

Date:  1906
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Vienna
Medium: Colourless glass, vertical trailings
Dimensions: 9 x 9 cm (3¹/₂ x 3¹/₂ inches)
Literature: H. Ricke/E. Ploil, Lötz, vol. II, p. 167; W. Neuwirth, Lötz Austria 1905–1918, comp. ill. pp. 298–305; *J. Lněničková, Loetz, Series II, Paper Patterns for Glass from 1900 to 1914, 2011, p. 421 (paper patterns of similar models)
Categories: Decorative Arts & Design