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Posted 2 years ago

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Alfredo
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Just a few months ago, there was a Tango exhibition in the Czech Republic.

It upset everything we know about Tango glass.

These vases are attributed to Franz Tomschicka. I have not been able to find anything about him on Internet. He might have been a designer working for a manufacturer, or the owner of a Czech glasshouse himself. I suspect the former. Ruckl? Kralik?

The tall one is 11.25"; the other two. 7.25". No pontil or mark.

As usual, I sleep with my eyes open. Sleep is a waste of precious time.

Correction: Kostyan refers to a town.

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  1. czechman czechman, 2 years ago
    Love them all .. BUT, the tall one in the middle is absolutely beautiful love the deco shape and the decor is fantastic!
  2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Hi Al. I've been looking too.
    I think his name comes in two variants:
    Franz Tomschick and Frantisek Tomschick.
    The town was Kostany aka Kost'any (Kos?any u Teplic-Sanova) which is around Teplice/Teplitz. It seems their secessionist wares are mistaken for others around Teplitz eg "J. Rindskopf's Söhne" and later with Kralik according to this Czech language site:
    http://www.staralenora.cz/secese.htm
    There they put it down to movements between the Sumava region and Teplitz.
  3. czechman czechman, 2 years ago
    Alfredo, Could others like this have Kralik marks and still be attributed to Franz Tomschicka Kostyan? from your statement above regarding him maybe being a designer working for a mfg...like Kralik? or Ruckl? ks85 posted these earlier..the pair bearing the arched Kralik mark

    http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/64563-kralik-zig-zag-vases?in=user
  4. Greatsnowyowl Greatsnowyowl, 2 years ago
    https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/r80PnlbN5MYm3eX4FCpDzMTmpPqkifNUoTv7CahhGrg?feat=directlink


    Not quite identical.. but soooo close.
  5. Belmont, 2 months ago
    Hey alfredo, I have a short green vase identical to the shape of yours, with red and more on the bottom of the vase. I love the tall red one you show here.

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