Very beautiful rare art nouveau antiquity. Craqueleeglass decor pitcher water pitcher from the. Johann Loetz widow monastery mill Austria.
Designed by Koloman Moser Wiener Secession. Client: Weiss & Biheller London 1905. Finest execution and high quality.
Height 16,5 cm, diameter 6,5 cm. The fairytale magic of iridescent and lustrous glasses is created in the world-famous. Loetz Widow company, above all, is evident in every peak performance that combines artistic design with technical and technical perfection. Initially inspired by Tiffany glass, the creative powers of the Bohemian glass factory soon found their independence, which is probably due to the Viennese design.Loetz's works are among the most outstanding examples of Art Nouveau. In the Wottawattal valley of the Bohemian Forest was one of the oldest glassworks, which was bought in 1850 by Johann Lötz, the founder of the company, former owner of the Deffernik, Hurkental, Annatal and Vogelsang glass factories. In 1879 Max Ritter von Spaun, a grandson of Joh.
Lötz, took over the factory from his grandmother and continued it under the old company Joh. Similar to the glasses from Louis Comfort Tiffany, Loetz was able to manufacture glasses in phenomenal decor with metallic iridescent colored glasses at a very high level. The company had contacts with other manufacturers such as J.
Bakalowits Söhne in Vienna and with the Argentor plants. Well-known artists with whom were worked were Josef Hoffmann, Koloman Moser and the Wiener Werkstätte.
The culmination of the collaboration happened in the years after 1900. The company was awarded at the World Exhibition in Paris and received awards in Chicago and St. Art Nouveau works by Joh.
Loetz's widow are in several. Find museums and fetch high prices at auctions. Koloman Josef Moser born March 30, 1868 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary; died October 18, 1918 ibid. Kolo Moser was an Austrian painter, graphic artist and artisan.
Kolo Moser was one of the most important artists in Vienna at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. He is one of the leading representatives of Art Nouveau. Koloman Moser, founder of the Wiener Werkstätte with Josef Hoffmann in 1903, began his career as a painter with Viennese Secession artists in the Viennese Art Nouveau style of the 1890s. His early Secession designs are characterized by naturalistic motifs on a grid pattern. His later work for the Wiener Werkstätte included graphic design, metalwork, ceramics, leatherwork and glass as well as a more abstract and geometric decoration, also using a grid pattern.