A stunning Czech
blue + pink cased glass sculpture vase.Made by the Skrdlovice
glassworks, from the Blanka
range, designed by Emanuel Beránek
in 1959, pattern number 5978
. 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
). A very similar piece is shown in the 1966 Czech Glass Review. Still bears the original factory label.
Measures approx 3.5 inches tall by 3.5 inches in diameter at widest point.
Excellent condition, no chips or cracks other than a tiny nick to the base rim, shown in final picture.