Footed Pokal in "Opal mit Streifen" (Opal with stripes) Pattern

Object Name: 
Footed Pokal in "Opal mit Streifen" (Opal with stripes) Pattern

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Object Name: 
Footed Pokal in "Opal mit Streifen" (Opal with stripes) Pattern
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Overall H: 12.5 cm, Diam (max): 12.1 cm
Not on Display
designed in 1914
Web Description: 
This is one of a set of glasses designed for and exhibited at the landmark Deutsche Werkbund Exhibition, which took place in Cologne, Germany, in 1914. It is signed on the underside of the foot in engraved script: “Prof. Powolny Loetz.”
Pattern Name: 
Opal mit Streifen (Opal with Stripes)
Historical Design Inc., Source
Prof. Powolny / Loetz
Engraved On underside of foot in script
Primary Description: 
Footed Pokal in "Opal mit Streifen" (Opal with stripes) Pattern. Translucent white and blue glass; blown, tooled, applied. Concial shaped white pokal atop an inverted conical shaped foot. Decorated overall with vertical blue stripes and a blue knop.
Glass of the Architects: Vienna, 1900-1937
Corning Museum of Glass 2018-06-23 through 2019-01-06
Today, we think of architects as people who design buildings, construct skylines, and help create the visual identities of our cities and towns. But at the turn of the 20th century in Europe, the term architect applied not just to people who designed buildings, but to people who designed all aspects of interior decoration. They believed their role was to seamlessly integrate a modern aesthetic into all aspects of daily life. For these architects, furniture, ceramics, textiles, and glass, played an essential role in completing their new artistic vision. Glass of this period emerged from a confluence of ideas, individuals, and cultures, and reflected a spirit of modernity. Glass of the Architects: Vienna, 1900–1937 explores this transformative period in Austrian design. Approximately 170 objects, including the installation of Josef Hoffmann’s complete room, Boudoir d’une grande vedette (first displayed at the 1937 Paris World Exhibition), illustrate the immense variety of techniques and varied aesthetics of Austrian glass during this period. Together, architects and designers built upon existing traditions of glassmaking by leveraging the network of design and technical schools, and relying on manufacturers, retailers, and exhibitions to promote and disseminate their ideas on a global scale. Glass of the Architects: Vienna, 1900–1937 is a cooperation of the MAK and LE STANZE DEL VETRO. At the MAK and LE STANZE DEL VETRO, the exhibition was curated by Rainald Franz, MAK Curator, Glass and Ceramics Collection.
Modern Austrian Glass: Selections from the Corning Museum of Glass (2019) illustrated, pp. 36-37;
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2008 (2009) illustrated, p. 39; BIB# AI94759