LOETZ, OCEANIC (WELLENOPTISCH), CABINET VASE, VERY NICE - For Sale
LOETZ, OCEANIC (WELLENOPTISCH), CABINET VASE, VERY NICE
For sale is a lovely vase made by Loetz Klostermuehle of Bohemia which is now the modern day Czech Republic. The Pattern is called "Oceanik" and the form is a Tapered Shoulder Vase. The Vase is a nice cabinet size as it stands 4 1/2" tall and has a diameter of 3 1/4" at its widest point. The bottom of the vase has a diameter of 1 7/8". The very top lip has a diameter of 1 7/8" giving this Vase its balance with the bottom.
The base glass is aquamarine in color. The Vase has a wonderful raised relief "Wave" Pattern in the glass. It is further decorated with an Oil Spot finish. The vase displays a very beautiful rainbow colored iridescence with Fuchsia tones throughout. It is accented with 4 dimpled or thumbprint indentations at the shoulder part of the vase, with a short neck rising up from the indentations. It is very European in design. This is somewhat common for Loetz's pieces to have a thumbprint decororation but the form in this Decor is not so commonly found.
The Vase is considered to be in excellent condition as there are no cracks, nicks, chips or dings. The Vase does display a very nice flat polished top lip which is very common with European Art Glass. The Vase including the bottom shows some of the most beautiful Fuchsia Iridescent Coloring one can imagine. The Vase is very clean inside and shows virtually no signs of use. It appears to have been a Cabinet piece most if not all of its life. This vase is known as Oceanic (Wellenoptisch) Prod. Nr. 1259 in the Loetz Catalog.
This is a Lovely cabinet Vase that is not so commonly found. You Loetz collectors will welcome this fine addition into your collection. This Vase was made, circa 1900-1905 and is considered the early years for Loetz.