I represent to Your attention rare large vase basket.
The period of Austro-Hungarian Empire.
The beginning of the 20th century.
The glass portion of the vase is made of glass called"tango".
Glass tango is known worldwide and was invented by Josef Riedel in the late 19th century. This glass is very difficult to manufacture, so it produced very little. Glass has three layers, where the two transparent layers to melt a thin layer of special colored glass. But the world fame this type of glass was acquired in the early 20th century, when "the Widow of Lets" ( Lоetz) has developed a large collection of this glass in the style of art Deco, (bought from Th.Riedel). Called this collection "tango", and from this time also began to call this kind of glass.
The glass portion of the vase made at the factory "the Widow of Lets". In such a large size glass vase "tango" are very rare.
In 1836 the widow of Johann of Letta founded a glass factory in the city Klastersky Mlyn (Klastersky Mlyn), Bohemia. Special popularity, this factory was acquired in the late 19th century, when it was created many different in form and colour products in style Art Deco. The company Letz was the most advanced and successful manufacturer of art glass in Bohemia in the period from about 1890 to 1930. She gained fame thanks to its innovative technology, organic forms of its products and use of bold color combinations.
High quality and artistic sophistication of the works in the factory of the Widow of Johann of Letta confirms the fact that in 1900 at the world exhibition in Paris all exhibited products were awarded the Grand Prix.
By purchasing this bowl You will get a very rare, valuable item, collectible level.
The vase is in perfect preservation, the glass is without chips and cracks. The metal part in the four balls -the legs and also without damage.
Height - 28 cm
height glass part 13 cm
The length and width of the glass, 29 cm x 21 cm