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Posted 3 years ago


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Czechoslovakia art deco HEM art glass vase, 9`` across, very flat. Blue enamel decor in low relief, silver leaves applied to glass and fired.Fixed to black silvered glass stand.

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  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    An amazing piece of Deco!
  2. Greatsnowyowl Greatsnowyowl, 3 years ago
    I'm having a hard time seeing the glass here? can you do a shot of the rim? this looks like cloisonne from the pictures shown. It's an absolutely fantastic vase! I love it.
  3. IVAN49 IVAN49, 3 years ago
    All glass,no cloisonne;I thought so, but everything is made of glass,even the base.The rim is polished glass and gilded.
  4. jericho jericho, 3 years ago
    made of metal. WMF 1930
  5. IVAN49 IVAN49, 3 years ago
    Bohemian 1930 glass made by HEM and exported to France;
    Keyword to Google: hem glass
    The link

    Common wrong attribution to French manufacturer but the same glass:
  6. IVAN49 IVAN49, 3 years ago
    Exactly the same shape in the link bellow;the Bohemian manufacturer HEM exported it to Belgium and France and now most of this glass is considered French unless signed Czechoslovakia. Some of the pieces are common in decor but rare examples were made under strong influence of Bauhaus and cubism (like this one posted here) and extremely well executed. A completely unknown field of Bohemian glass and an important find; this is the BEST art deco glass made in Czechoslovakia, as agreed by several experts.Judge for yourself; Bauhaus +cubism + excellent craftsmanship = real piece of art.
  7. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    Season's Greetings to you and Yours, IVAN49!
  8. IVAN49 IVAN49, 3 years ago
    Thank you so much; GOOD HEALTH to you and Yours.
  9. Arisellon Arisellon, 7 months ago
    I have a HEM vase too, that I'll have to post some pics. It's not nearly as nice as yours though.
  10. verretcheque verretcheque, 13 hours ago
    Hmmmm, this is a mystery.
    From what I have been reading HEM was a Paris-based decorator of glass, of some repute.
    Allegedly, the designer of the décors was Michel Herman. The manufacture of the blanks, was out-sourced to Czechoslovakian companies.

  11. verretcheque verretcheque, 12 hours ago

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