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Hofstötter Franz

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Arts and Crafts
About the artist Munich 1871 – 1958 Bachern
Designed by Franz Hofstötter (probably also décor), 1900
Executed by Lötz Witwe, Klostermühle
Décor metallgelb Phänomen Gre 358
Marked Loetz Austria (engraved on base)
Material Colourless glass cased in opalescent glass, base with dark red-brown band, salmon red mouth, bulbous metallic-yellow side, the whole covered with various trailed silver-yellow bands
Dimensions H 8.5 cm
Provenance private property, USA
Literature J. Mergl/E. Ploil/H. Ricke, Lötz, Böhmisches Glas 1880–1940, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2003, p. 83 ff; J. Lněničková, Loetz, Series II, Paper Patterns for Glass from 1900 to 1914, 2011, p. 65 (paper pattern)
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Franz Hofstötter was commissioned by the Loetz glassworks to design shapes and décors for numerous vases for the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris. Most probably, he also designed this décor, which was created specifically for the Paris.


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