A wonderful, very heavy (1.6 kilos unpacked) Czech
glass sculptural vase. In a stunning combination of pink glass encased in clear glass. Made by the Chřibská
glassworks, pattern number 404/4/16
. Shown in a 1970's Chřibská catalogue, see last image (with kind permission, and copyright of Jindřich Pařík www.CzechGlassGuide.cz
). Most likely designed by Josef Hospodka
. Still bears the original label which reads "Bohemia, Czechoslovakia, 1414, Hand Made"
Measures approx 6.25 inches tall by 5.75 inches in diameter at widest point.
Has a few tiny nicks to the base rim, and a few small scratches/scuffs to part of the pulled out top rim, all shown in final pictures.