Lot 1: Monumental Loetz Ormolu Mounted Vase
Three Day Winter Estate Catalogued Auction
December 1, 2012
Hillsborough, NC, USA
Monumental Loetz Ormolu Mounted Vase
pale aqua oil spot decorated glass vase with wavy rim, polished pontil, over-mounted with gilt metal floral decoration marked "VANHAUTEN" (for F. Van Hauten & Springman in Bonn), the glass with original "Bailey, Banks and Biddle, Phil., Co." remnant label to pontil.
11.5 x 8.5 in.
A very large and impressive work of Loetz.
Private Collection, Greenville, SC
The glass is in very good condition with some minor scratches from metal mounting, with expected wear to the gilding.