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Bohemian Art Glass2671 of 2986Peach/Orange Czech Glass Oil Spot VaseIridescent Fritz Heckert Vase c.1903
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Posted 3 years ago

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Mystery piece - I found this bowl with an original paper label (see photo No. 3) with CZECHO SLOVAKIA surrounding the initials SZBK in a circle. I am looking for help identifying this company. The only company I could find in the Glasmarkenlexikon that fits in terms of time period and name is a company called Sommer & Zinke, Boehmische Kamnitz, established in 1926, producing tableware, drinking glasses, and garniture sets. This label is not present in the book, however. If anyone has any ideas, please let me know.

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  1. czechman czechman, 3 years ago
    loving this bowl!! colors are great
  2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    Fascinating label too!
    The BK combination suggests a German rather than the Czech period.
    The Czech combo is CK : Ceskä Kamenice.
    Your reference mentions their establishment in 1926.
    The firm Sommer & Zinke is mentioned in pressed glass site in 1939 - 1942, where they talk about limited production in the Sudetenland and the "Protectorate" in the war years.
    http://www.pressglas-korrespondenz.de/aktuelles/pdf/pk-2004-1w-21-novy-pressglas-isergebirge.pdf
    And that is a reference from the very interesting "Die Schaulade" Deutscher Wert- und Kunstarbeit 1939 – 1942. I wouldn't mind a copy.

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