Conch shell vase. Optically ribbed mold blown clear glass with an outer case in white opal and an inner case in diminished bright “Kaiser-Rot” (Emperor Red). ca. 1880s. Loetz, made in what is now Czechoslovakia. Image © 2007–2022 Auctions Online USA Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/307759-an-early-loetz-conch-shell-vase?in=activity
LOETZ PAPILLION CONCH SHELL VASE. “Papillon” conch shell vase with a stylized seaweed foot with runners extending up the side of the shell. The shell finished in gold iridescent oil spots with pink highlights. The foot and runners are finished in gold iridescence. Undated and unsigned. Attributed to Loetz. Image © 2022 Morphy Auctions. Fair use license. via https://www.morphyauctions.com/jamesdjulia/item/1093-389/
“Candia Papillon” conch shell vase. ca. 1896. Loetz, made in what is now Czechoslovakia. Image © 1stDibs.com, Inc. 2022. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/vases-vessels/vases/loetz-conch-shell-vase-candia-papillion-ca1896/id-f_1037842/
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