Franz Hofstötter / Lötz Witwe


Bel Etage, Wolfgang Bauer, Vienna

Period 20th century

Origin Austrian

Medium Colourless glass

Dimension 8.5 cm (3³/₈ inches)

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

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

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

Period: 20th century

Origin: Austrian

Medium: Colourless glass


Signed: Loetz Austria (engraved on base)

Dimension: 8.5 cm (3³/₈ inches)

Provenance: Private property, USA


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)

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