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The Zelezny Brod glassworks, also known as Železnobrodské Sklo (ZBS), was created in 1948 as a result of nationalisation. At this time it was made up of nine glass factories in the town of Zelezny Brod, Czechoslovakia. ZBS is probably best known for it's popular free-formed organic vases and bowls, designed by Miloslav Klinger during the 1950's/60's.

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Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 130mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 130mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine + pink glass vase with etched dragonfly and lilypads scene, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 210mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine + pink glass vase with etched dragonfly and lilypads scene, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 210mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine + pink glass vase with etched dragonfly and lilypads scene, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 210mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 240mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine + pink glass vase with etched dragonfly and lilypads scene, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 210mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 240mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) lilac glass bowl, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 80mm tall by 150mm wide. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) lilac glass bowl, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 80mm tall by 150mm wide. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) lilac glass bowl, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 80mm tall by 150mm wide. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) lilac glass bowl, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 80mm tall by 150mm wide.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) lilac glass bowl, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 80mm tall by 150mm wide.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase with applied blue glass lobes, designed by Frantisek Zemek in the 1950's, 210mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase with applied blue glass lobes, designed by Frantisek Zemek in the 1950's, 210mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase with applied blue glass lobes, designed by Frantisek Zemek in the 1950's, 210mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase with applied blue glass lobes, designed by Frantisek Zemek in the 1950's, 210mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase with applied blue glass lobes, designed by Frantisek Zemek in the 1950's, 210mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, designed by Frantisek Zemek in the 1950's, 200mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, designed by Frantisek Zemek in the 1950's, 200mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, designed by Frantisek Zemek in the 1950's, 200mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, designed by Frantisek Zemek in the 1950's, 200mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, designed by Frantisek Zemek in the 1950's, 200mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine + lilac glass vase with etched floral design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 180mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine + lilac glass vase with etched floral design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 180mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine + lilac glass vase with etched floral design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 180mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine + lilac glass vase with etched floral design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 180mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine + lilac glass vase with etched floral design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 180mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 140mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 140mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 140mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 140mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 140mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase, designed by Miloslav Klinger, 130mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase, designed by Miloslav Klinger, 130mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase, designed by Miloslav Klinger, 130mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase, designed by Miloslav Klinger, 130mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase, designed by Miloslav Klinger, 130mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase, designed by Miloslav Klinger, 230mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase, designed by Miloslav Klinger, 230mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase, designed by Miloslav Klinger, 230mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase, designed by Miloslav Klinger, 230mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase, designed by Miloslav Klinger, 230mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase , designed by Miloslav Klinger, 100mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase , designed by Miloslav Klinger, 100mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase , designed by Miloslav Klinger, 100mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase , designed by Miloslav Klinger, 100mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase , designed by Miloslav Klinger, 100mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase , designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 180mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase , designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 180mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase , designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 180mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase , designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 180mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) amber + citrine glass vase , designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 180mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 130mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 130mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 130mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 130mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 130mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 130mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 130mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 130mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 130mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 130mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase with rough textured finish, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 180mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase with rough textured finish, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 180mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase with rough textured finish, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 180mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase with rough textured finish, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 180mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase with rough textured finish, changes colour depending on lighting, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 180mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey amber glass vase , probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 250mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey amber glass vase , probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 250mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey amber glass vase , probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 250mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey amber glass vase , probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 250mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey amber glass vase , probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 250mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) dark blue glass vase with pinched pattern, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 180mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) dark blue glass vase with pinched pattern, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 180mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) dark blue glass vase with pinched pattern, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 180mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) dark blue glass vase with pinched pattern, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 180mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) dark blue glass vase with pinched pattern, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 180mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase with pinched pattern, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 170mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase with pinched pattern, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 170mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase with pinched pattern, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 170mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase with pinched pattern, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 170mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase with pinched pattern, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 170mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) green glass bowl with pinched pattern, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 50mm tall by 110mm diameter. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) green glass bowl with pinched pattern, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 50mm tall by 110mm diameter. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) green glass bowl with pinched pattern, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 50mm tall by 110mm diameter. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) green glass bowl with pinched pattern, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 50mm tall by 110mm diameter.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) green glass bowl with pinched pattern, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 50mm tall by 110mm diameter.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) green glass bowl with twin opening, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 60mm tall by 150mm diameter. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) green glass bowl with twin opening, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 60mm tall by 150mm diameter. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) green glass bowl with twin opening, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 60mm tall by 150mm diameter. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) green glass bowl with twin opening, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 60mm tall by 150mm diameter.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) green glass bowl with twin opening, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 60mm tall by 150mm diameter.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 80mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 80mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 80mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 80mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass vase, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 80mm tall.

Czech smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite multi-faceted glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, possibly by Zelezny Brod Sklo, 170mm tall. Czech smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite multi-faceted glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, possibly by Zelezny Brod Sklo, 170mm tall. Czech smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite multi-faceted glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, possibly by Zelezny Brod Sklo, 170mm tall. Czech smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite multi-faceted glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, possibly by Zelezny Brod Sklo, 170mm tall.
Czech smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite multi-faceted glass vase, changes colour depending on lighting, possibly by Zelezny Brod Sklo, 170mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine + amber glass vase with etched floral design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 210mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine + amber glass vase with etched floral design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 210mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine + amber glass vase with etched floral design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 210mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine + amber glass vase with etched floral design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 210mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine + amber glass vase with etched floral design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 210mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase with etched bird design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 190mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase with etched bird design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 190mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase with etched bird design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 190mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase with etched bird design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 190mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) smokey blue/lilac neodymium/alexandrite glass vase with etched bird design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, labelled, 190mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) turquoise glass vase with etched heron design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 115mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) turquoise glass vase with etched heron design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 115mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) turquoise glass vase with etched heron design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 115mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) turquoise glass vase with etched heron design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 115mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) turquoise glass vase with etched heron design, probably designed by Miloslav Klinger, 115mm tall.

Czech blue + amber glass bird with generic "Bohemia Glass" label, probably by Zelezny Brod Sklo, 80mm tall. Czech blue + amber glass bird with generic "Bohemia Glass" label, probably by Zelezny Brod Sklo, 80mm tall. Czech blue + amber glass bird with generic "Bohemia Glass" label, probably by Zelezny Brod Sklo, 80mm tall. Czech blue + amber glass bird with generic "Bohemia Glass" label, probably by Zelezny Brod Sklo, 80mm tall.
Czech blue + amber glass bird with generic "Bohemia Glass" label, probably by Zelezny Brod Sklo, 80mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech turquoise green glass ram sculpture, probably designed by Miloslav Janku, 220mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech turquoise green glass ram sculpture, probably designed by Miloslav Janku, 220mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech turquoise green glass ram sculpture, probably designed by Miloslav Janku, 220mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech turquoise green glass ram sculpture, probably designed by Miloslav Janku, 220mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech turquoise green glass ram sculpture, probably designed by Miloslav Janku, 220mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass figurine, with ZBS logo stamped to base, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 150mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass figurine, with ZBS logo stamped to base, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 150mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass figurine, with ZBS logo stamped to base, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 150mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass figurine, with ZBS logo stamped to base, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 150mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass figurine, with ZBS logo stamped to base, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 150mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass thermometer, mole + flower sculpture, labelled, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 170mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass thermometer, mole + flower sculpture, labelled, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 170mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass thermometer, mole + flower sculpture, labelled, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 170mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass thermometer, mole + flower sculpture, labelled, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 170mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass thermometer, mole + flower sculpture, labelled, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 170mm tall.
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Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass figurine, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 220mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass figurine, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 220mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass figurine, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 220mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass figurine, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 220mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass figurine, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 220mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass figurine, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 185mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass figurine, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 185mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass figurine, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 185mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass figurine, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 185mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) Czech glass figurine, probably designed by Jaroslav Brychta, 185mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass sculpture, 200mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass sculpture, 200mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass sculpture, 200mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass sculpture, 200mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) citrine glass sculpture, 200mm tall.

Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) green + citrine glass sculpture, 200mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) green + citrine glass sculpture, 200mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) green + citrine glass sculpture, 200mm tall. Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) green + citrine glass sculpture, 200mm tall.
Zelezny Brod Sklo (ZBS) green + citrine glass sculpture, 200mm tall.



        



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