Skrdlovice #5988 Czech Purple & Blue Glass Vase by Jan Beránek

Skrdlovice #5988 Czech Purple & Blue Glass Vase by Jan Beránek
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Product Number: WS08923

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Description

A stunning, large and very heavy (3.9 kilos unpacked) Czech glass sculptural vase. In a stunning combination of purple and green glass encased in blue glass. Made by the Skrdlovice glassworks, and still bears the original generic "Bohemia Glass" label. Designed by Jan Beránek in 1959, pattern number 5988. This piece is shown in the original Skrdlovice pattern book drawings, see last image (with kind permission, and copyright of Jindřich Pařík www.CzechGlassGuide.cz), and also shown in the excellent book Beránek & Skrdlovice, Legends in Czech Glass by Robert Bevan-Jones and Jindrich Parik, page 42. This vase is also shown in the book "Hi Sklo Lo Sklo" by Mark Hill, page 27, and in the 1965 Czech Glass Review, see last images (with kind permission, and copyright of Jindřich Pařík www.CzechGlassGuide.cz).

Size

Measures approx 12.5 inches tall by 5 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks.

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