A stunning large and heavy Czech
organic glass ashtray, made in amber + yellow/citrine glass. Made by the Zelezny Brod
glassworks, also known as Železnobrodské Sklo
(ZBS), and designed by Miloslav Klinger
, pattern number 71082
. Shown in issue 11 of the 1979 Czech Glass Review, see last image (with kind permission, and copyright of Jindřich Pařík www.CzechGlassGuide.cz
). A vase from this range is shown in the book "Hi Sklo Lo Sklo"
by Mark Hill, page 47.
Measures approx 4 inches tall by 7 inches in diameter at widest point.
Excellent condition, no chips or cracks. For complete accuracy there is some very minor rounding to the base rim, possibly where some tiny fleabites were ground out, shown in final picture. Not at all visible when on display.