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Author Topic: Help Please - Large bowl ID needed. ID = Walther "Libelle" pattrern  (Read 689 times)

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Offline auliya

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I am hoping someone can help with identifying this bowl. It is similar to Walther's Luxor pattern, but clearly not the same. It measures 10 inches in diameter and 2.75 inches high - it has no markings. Thanks in advance for any ideas
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Auliya

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Re: Help Please - Large bowl ID needed
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2014, 05:53:27 AM »
Auliya, this certainly is Walther's dragon-fly  LIBELLE
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Re: Help Please - Large bowl ID needed
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2014, 08:29:46 AM »
Thank you SO much Pamela, I had searched high and low but missed that :-) Very happy about that as I wanted to put a Walther figure and frog with it :-)
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Auliya

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Re: Help Please - Large bowl ID needed
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2014, 09:48:10 AM »
Splendid idea, will you show it here, please ?  :-*
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Die Erfahrung lehrt, dass, wer auf irgendeinem Gebiet zu sammeln anfängt, eine Wandlung in seiner Seele anheben spürt. Er wird ein freudiger Mensch, den eine tiefere Teilnahme erfüllt, und ein offeneres Verständnis für die Dinge dieser Welt bewegt seine Seele.
Experience teaches that anyone who begins to collect in any field can feel a change in his soul. He becomes a joyful man filled with a deeper empathy, and a more open understanding moves his soul.
Alfred Lichtwark (1852-1914)

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Re: Help Please - Large bowl ID needed. ID = Walther "Libelle" pattrern
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2017, 11:00:10 AM »
Can anyone tell me the difference between "Luxor" and "Libelle" ?

The "Libelle" pattern for the bowls shown in the 1937 Walther catalogue seems to match the photo for "Luxor" shown in Pamela's website. I have bowls at all 3 sizes given for "Libelle" in the catalogue. They too seem to match the "Luxor" photo. There is some reference to "Libelle" in the text accompanying Pamela's "Luxor" photo but I don't understand it.
John

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Re: Help Please - Large bowl ID needed. ID = Walther "Libelle" pattrern
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2017, 11:41:12 AM »
I think it's the patterning. Libelle looks sort of scribbly and Luxor looks like lines

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Re: Help Please - Large bowl ID needed. ID = Walther "Libelle" pattrern
« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2017, 06:18:17 PM »
Thank you Christine.
John

 

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