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Super Rare 19th C Jugendstil German Roman Revival Glass Jug- Only Survivor Known

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Seller: oldfrenchbottles (4,318) 98.5%, Location: Richmond, British Columbia, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 322200405107 Museum Piece Koln-Ehrenfeld-Factory Rheinische Glashütte 19th C. Art Jugendstil Period-Germany ANCIENT ROMAN REVIVAL A magnificent large perfect signed specimen OFFERS WELCOMEMuseum qualityThe only surviving specimen of this design currently known This is large piece of gorgeous blown cobalt glass 11 3/4 "high...with hand applied vaseline glass handle and vaseline decorated neck Discovered in a recent estate... a magnificent and rare museum quality specimen of the Kol-Ehrenfeld Rheinische Glashütte dating 1880-90 Art Nouveau periodIn absolute pristine conditionYou will not see a finer piece Estimated value well over 5000.00+ .....listed at just 2900.00 in depressed Canadian dollars !!! The Rheinische Glashütten AG (formerly Rheinische Glashütten-Actien- society in Ehrenfeld in Cologne) was one of the most important glassworks in Rheinland late 19th century to early 20th century. The historicism - and Jugendstil glasses have the glassworks were numerous prizes and medals at international and national arts and crafts exhibitions and world fairs excellent. Working designers, as for the Rheinische Glashütten AG Peter Behrens, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Koloman Moser and Johann Vincenz Cissarz. HistoryDisplay the company was founded in 1872Glashütte 1872Glashütte Ehrenfeld 1892Display the Rheinische Glashütten AG 1905Companies display 1907The glass production was in Ehrenfeld in Venloerstraße No. 356 in April 1864 founded by Philipp Michel. Together with glassblowers from Bohemia He founded the Cologne glassworks Philipp Michel at the cottage Strasse 1-3, in the immediate vicinity of the station Ehrenfeld, he already sold the end of 1865 with commercial success of Ernst Leybold and Julius von Holleben. The sales agreement stipulated that the trade secrets Michel leaves the buyers and undertakes not to open its own glassworks. Already since 1864 the glassworks had its own company health insurance. On 10 January 1866, the company Julius von Holleben & Co. Is in a general partnership converted. Already on 1 June 1867, the company is about the Elberfeldbusinessman Oskar Rauter extended, together with von Holleben took over the management of the company in the following period.From Holleben was during the Franco-German War the management of the glassworks from 1870 no longer perceive the company is dissolved. Temporarily accepts Oskar Rauter company stores the now established company Rauter & Co.,Which on 1 July 1872 in the Rheinische Glashütten-Actiengesellschaft Ehrenfeld inCologne is transferred. At this time 308 workers at the glassworks were active.As an additional major shareholders of the newly founded joint stock company could be won: the Rheinische construction company, the Bankhaus JH Stein, trading company Leybold and Baurat Julius Raschdorf.Immediately put extensive investment activities in modern facilities. The economic boom of the early days was the May 1873 founder noise ended abruptly.Overcapacity, the result of the founder crisis could no longer be sold in the market, led in 1874 to a partial closure of the new production facilities.The expansion of markets for household panel glass and the revival of construction activity helped the early 1880s the glassworks to a renewed upturn. For the production of pressed glass and mass production of hollow glassware was 1883/84 a Siemens built -Gasfeuerungs-regenerative furnace so that 45% of the coal could be saved. For cost reasons, took place in 1903, the conversion of the firing of coalon the Rhenish lignite.Bowl Glass (1881)At the end of the 19th century introduced the Rheinische Glashütte especially smooth, polished, etched and engraved crystal glasses and low-priced, partly colored pressed glass for the Consumer ago. In 1888, succeeded Rauter, marketable cranberry glass manufacture. After he had passed over 30 years the fortunes of the company, resigned Oskar Rauter in 1898 from the company. His successor Eduard von Kralik was able to build only in a modest amount of the economic success of Glashütte headed by Rauter. Under his leadership were in Ehrenfeld artistically ambitious Jugendstil glasses, like that of Peter Behrens for hisDarmstadt designed estate glass series, manufactured, but less economically successful than the historicism were glasses Rauter.From 1900 besides the hollow glass factory is also a flat-glass factory for manufacturing was flat glass for the construction industry put into operation. First was for producing ornamented glass molten glass poured onto engraved steel plates, starting from 1910, the much more flexible and less expensive engraved rolls were used. In 1907 were in the Ehrenfeld station 46 ports, of which 14 are open in operation. By improving the technique of glass melting furnaces was on in Ehrenfeld in 1914 night work are omitted. At the beginning of the 20th century were in Ehrenfeld same 3 to 4 furnaces in operation.In 1913 were in Ehrenfeld three glassworks in operation. The company employed 265 glassmakers, 120 grinders and engravers and 200 craftsmen. In addition to the crystal and hollow glass factory, one manufactured in a second production plant mass-produced and pressed glass. The production of flat glass was found in the first decade of the 20th century as a cyclical, so that specialized in cathedral glass and clear glass and manufactured in the ornament Glashütte-quality decorative glass. The Rheinische Glashütten further still belonged to a large engraving establishment, a Ätzerei and Dampfschleiferei.Before the First World War the products of glassworks sold like hot cakes sales, the products have been most exported and was erected its own showrooms in representative business situations, for example in Cologne Breite Straße 83. on the premises were showrooms and sample rooms decorated where Customers products of the company were presented.The First World War, the economic consequences of the Allied occupation of the Rhineland, the hyperinflation and the increasing national and internationalcompetition led to an economic decline during the 1920s. In August 1928, the operation in the glassworks was set. On November 8, 1929 arbitration Louis Bukowski, who had the glassworks passed since the beginning of the 20th century, made from the Company. The Cologne merchant and sand quarry owners Heinrich Wolf was trying to revive the production again. In 1930 they began again with first 25 workers with the glass production and Wolf invested again in new glass furnaces.He could see the workforce increase to 200 workers within a short time. The recovery, however, was short-lived. At December 31, 1937, the company was finally dissolved. Now you start with the sale of conveniently located land at the Subbelrather road, the Ehrenfeldgürtel and the glass street at the city of Cologne.The effluent from the commercial register takes place on 2 October 1944thThe last buildings were after the Second World War, demolished at the Subbelrather road.Products of the companyRheinische Glashütte - pattern sheet 1888 Oskar Rauter should by the end of the 19th century have significant impact on the product range of the company. In the early years, the production of the glassworks focused on the production of industrial glass and pressed glass in large numbers.End of the 1870s until the early 1880s an attempt was made to analyze ancient glass techniques to improve and adapt to the modern conditions of production. So an attempt was made glassware by the method of A. de la Bastie for the production of tempered glass to produce. The glasses produced by this method, however, were sold just a few years. Oskar Rauter focused in the 1880s on the design of glass series following traditional model. On study trips through the arts and crafts museums in Europe, he made sketches of historical models, preferably of Roman, Venetian and traditional German glassware on. His designs were mostly replicas, some reinterpretations of "Blütheperioden earlier times, notably the Roman, Venetian and traditional German glass Styles". In 1881 he presented 200 designs Good time to buy...TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE POOR CANADIAN DOLLAR Free shipping in North America Overseas please enquire Condition: Ignore the UPC Code...ebay glitch.......If you're going to buy the best. Here's one you will not see again., Age: 1880, Color: Cobalt, Maker: Koln-Ehrenfeld, Country/Region of Origin: Germany, Style: Roman Revival Jugendstil, Primary Material: Glass, Original/Reproduction: Original, Type: Handled Jug

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