Prachen Glass Identification Guide + Gallery

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Prachen Glass seems to be one of the lesser known Czech glassworks. Prachen produced glass during the 1960's/70's and designers included Josef Hospodka (after he left Chribska) and Frantisek Koudelka.

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Prachen 70s Red Glass 'Flora' Vase - Frantisek Koudelka

A red + black glass 'Flora' vase. Made by the Prachen glassworks, designed by Frantisek Koudelka.

Prachen Vintage Czech Red Glass 'Flora' Vase by Frantisek Koudelka

A red + black glass 'Flora' vase. Made by the Prachen glassworks, designed by Frantisek Koudelka.

Prachen 70s Red Glass 'Flora' Bowl - Frantisek Koudelka

A red + black glass 'Flora' bowl. Made by the Prachen glassworks, designed by Frantisek Koudelka.

Prachen 70s Blue Glass 'Flora' Vase - Frantisek Koudelka

A blue + yellow glass 'Flora' vase. Made by the Prachen glassworks, designed by Frantisek Koudelka.

Prachen 70s Yellow Glass 'Flora' Vase - Frantisek Koudelka

A yellow + brown glass 'Flora' vase. Made by the Prachen glassworks, designed by Frantisek Koudelka.

Prachen Vintage Czech Yellow Glass 'Flora' Vase by Frantisek Koudelka

A yellow + brown glass 'Flora' vase. Made by the Prachen glassworks, designed by Frantisek Koudelka.

Prachen 1970's Glass 'Flora' Vase - Frantisek Koudelka

A white + blue glass 'Flora' bowl. Made by the Prachen glassworks, designed by Frantisek Koudelka.

Prachen Pink + Opalescent Glass Vase - Josef Hospodka

A pink + opalescent white vase. Made by the Prachen glassworks, designed by Josef Hospodka, pattern number 401281.

Prachen Czech Amber Glass Vase - Frantisek Koudelka

An amber + pink glass vase with raised bobbled texture. Made by the Prachen glassworks, designed by Frantisek Koudelka.

Prachen Czech Amber Glass Bowl - Frantisek Koudelka

An amber + pink glass vase with raised bobbled texture. Made by the Prachen glassworks, designed by Frantisek Koudelka.

Prachen Czech Pink & Amber Glass Bobbled Vase by Frantisek Koudelka

An amber + pink glass vase with raised bobbled texture. Made by the Prachen glassworks, designed by Frantisek Koudelka.

Prachen Czech Amber Glass Vase - Frantisek Koudelka

An amber + pink glass vase with raised bobbled texture. Made by the Prachen glassworks, designed by Frantisek Koudelka.

Prachen Czech Blue/Green Glass Vase, Frantisek Koudelka

An green + blue glass vase with raised bobbled texture. Made by the Prachen glassworks, designed by Frantisek Koudelka.

Prachen 1970s Amber + Blue Glass Vase - Josef Hospodka

An amber glass vase applied blue glass blobs. Made by the Prachen glassworks, designed by Josef Hospodka.

Prachen 1970s Amber + Blue Glass Vase - Josef Hospodka

An amber glass vase applied blue glass blobs. Made by the Prachen glassworks, designed by Josef Hospodka.


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References

For more information on Prachen glass, check out the following resources:

Books


Hi Sklo Lo Sklo: 1950s-70s Czech Glass Design from Masterpiece to Mass-produced | ISBN 978-0955286537


SKLO: Czech Glass Design from the 1950s-70s | ISBN 978-0992968922

Websites

www.cs-sklo.cz - Great website by Jindřich Pařík with lots of catalogues from Bohemian / Czech glass manufacturers