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Lötz, Vase

Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 USD

Property from an Important American Collection

Lötz, Vase

Lötz, Vase

Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 USD

Lot sold:

23,940

USD

Lötz

Vase


circa 1900

glass

engraved Loetz/Austria

11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm) high

Overall in excellent condition. The piece displays a beautifully bright and iridescent surface. The glass with scattered minor air bubbles, particulate inclusions and surface irregularities inherent in the making and not visually distracting. The lower edge of the vase with one more pronounced open air bubble measuring approximately ⅛ inch wide, not visually distracting. The glass surfaces present with very faint scattered surface scratches consistent with age and gentle handling. Light surface soiling to the interior.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Superior Galleries, Beverly Hills, October 17, 1992, lot 38

Helmut Ricke, Lötz: Böhmisches Glas 1880-1940, Band 1, Werkmonographie, Munich, 1989, p. 180 (for a related example)