Both, bowl and stand are in excellent antique condition. Loetz Witwe Glassworks In 1836, Johann Eisner established a glassworks in the Southern Bohemian town of Klostermühle, today part of the Czech Republic.
The Art Nouveau Period was the glory years of the company. The glassworks created large numbers of its own new designs of iridescent, trailing art nouveau glass, sometimes in collaboration with well-known artists and designers like Marie Kirschner and Franz Hofstötter (aka Franz Hofstätter). The company's success during this period had two prime drivers - the technical expertise of Prochaska and the business acumen of von Spaun.
Loetz Witwe created many of its own designs, and also supplied glass commissioned by major customers like E. Bakolowits (Vienna) and Max Emanuel (London). The Great Depression in the late twenties and another fire in 1930 hit the company hard, and during the thirties the glassworks changed ownership several times, often had to close down for long periods and finally declared bancruptcy once more in 1939, following the German invasion of Czechoslovakia.
The glassworks manufactured utilitarian glassware for the Third Reich throughout the war, but then ultimately closed down completely in 1947. Height: 9.13 in (23.2 cm). Width: 11.25 in (28.58 cm). Depth: 11.25 in (28.58 cm). We guarantee the authenticity of all items to be as represented.
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