Witwe Lötz


Bel Etage, Wolfgang Bauer, Vienna

Date Around 1902

Period 20th century

Origin Vienna, Austria

Medium Colourless glass

Dimension 15 x 13 cm (5⁷/₈ x 5¹/₈ inches)

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).

Dimension: 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)

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