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Rudolfova Hut was founded in 1906 by Josef Inwald, who already owned several glass factories. Rudolf Schrotter created several designs which began production in 1914. Other designers that worked for Rudolfova Hut include Frantisek Vizner, Rudolf Jurnikl, Adolf Matura, Vladislav Urban, and Vaclav Hanus. Rudolfova Hut soon became the largest producer of pressed glass in Czechoslovakia. In 1965, Rudolfova Hut became part of the Sklo Union group.

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Sklo Union Rudolfova Hut Glass Vase - Frantisek Vizner

A clear flint glass geometric vase. Made by the Rudolfova Hut glassworks, designed by Frantisek Vizner in 1965, pattern number 13181.

Sklo Union Rudolfova Hut Glass Candlesticks by Frantisek Vizner

A pair of clear flint glass geometric candlestick holders. Made by the Rudolfova Hut glassworks, designed by Frantisek Vizner.

Sklo Union Rudolfova Hut Glass Vase - Rudolf Jurnikl

A green glass vase, made by the Rudolfova Hut glassworks. Designed by Rudolf Jurnikl, pattern number 13227.

Sklo Union Rudolfova Purple Glass Vase - Rudolf Jurnikl

A purple glass vase, made by the Rudolfova Hut glassworks. Designed by Rudolf Jurnikl, pattern number 13227.

Sklo Union Rudolfova Hut Blue Glass Bowl - Adolf Matura

A blue glass bowl, made by the Rudolfova Hut glassworks. Designed by Adolf Matura in 1965, pattern number 13221.

Sklo Union Rudolfova Glass Candlesticks Vladislav Urban

A pair of clear flint glass geometric candlestick holders. Made by the Rudolfova Hut glassworks, designed by Vladislav Urban in 1979, pattern number 13438.

Large Sklo Union Rudolfova Glass Vase - Vaclav Hanus

A blue glass vase, made by the Rudolfova Hut glassworks. Designed by Vaclav Hanus in 1957, pattern number 12992.

Large Sklo Union Rudolfova Glass Vase - Vaclav Hanus

A green glass vase, made by the Rudolfova Hut glassworks. Designed by Vaclav Hanus in 1957, pattern number 12992.

Sklo Union Rudolfova Glass Candlestick Frantisek Vizner

A clear flint glass geometric candle holder. Made by the Rudolfova Hut glassworks, designed by Frantisek Vizner.

Sklo Union Rudolfova Blue Glass Vase by Vaclav Hanus #12996

A blue glass vase, made by the Rudolfova Hut glassworks. Designed by Vaclav Hanus in 1957, pattern number 12996.


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References

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

Books


SKLO Union: Art Before Industry: 20th Century Czech Pressed Glass | ISBN 978-0956062307


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


20th Century Factory Glass | ISBN 978-1857322675

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