« Last post by glass man on February 27, 2015, 02:57:45 PM »
I live in the United States. The way I heard is that L. C. TIFFANY sued Loetz because his work was to similar to his. Thus for only the last 20 years of production was signed. I have only seen a couple of signed pieces and I do not remember the Technic. I was said that an antique dealer north of us, for $5 her husband would pull a stylus out of his shirt pocket and signed your piece with any name you want. A lot of collectors in the USA became weary of possible false signatures and stopped buying glass.
Does any one here know how many workers worked for Loetz? The glass blowers and decorators. Also the actual years in business? Thanks, Bob
« Last post by Mike M on February 27, 2015, 09:17:34 AM »
Interesting -I missed the information that signatures do not exist post 1903 (makes sense)- but where is that stated?
Also, although it wasn't only export pieces that were signed, I thought the vast majority of signatures were probably due to export (predominantly to US not at that time rest of Europe) in fact I thought the only others were for exhibitions and other special occasions.