Description & Technical information

Cased in shaded red-brown, irregular silver-blue splashes and threads
executed by: Lötz Witwe, Klostermühle
décor: Argus (maron Phänomen Gre 2/351), prod. no. unknown

The name of this extremely successful décor can be traced to the mythological cowherd, Argus, who had eyes all over his body.

Date:  Around 1902
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Vienna, Austria
Medium: Colourless glass
Signature: Signed: Loetz Austria (engraved on base).

Dimensions: 15 x 13 cm (5⁷/₈ x 5¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: Dr. Daniel Lovette collection
Literature: J. Mergl/E. Ploil/H. Ricke, Lötz, Böhmisches Glas 1880–1940, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2003, p. 288 (décor)
Categories: Decorative Arts & Design, Works of Art