8 December 2009,
Price realised USD 1,375
USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
MARIE KIRSCHNER (1852-1931)
A Glass Pitcher, circa 1903
executed by Joh. Lötz Witwe, Klostermühle, Bohemia
14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high
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cf. H. Ricke, Lötz Böhmisches Glas 1880-1940, Munich, 1989, p. 337, drawing no. 1090/6 for a drawing of a highly comparable form as a vase.
This lot is offered without reserve.
Please note that this lots measures 6 5/16" high at the handle's crest.
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