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    Posted 6 years ago

    Lady-Jenni…
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    A beautiful pair of Bohemian enamelled glasses decorated with dots and floral enamel.
    Bought in auction last Tuesday....
    But who made them?
    Crystalex?

    I have been finding a number of similarly decorated items and still have no idea of how many glass houses may be responsible.....
    It does cramp the research so......

    Dimensions:
    Height
    Total 4 inches
    Width
    Foot 1 ¾ inches
    Mouth 2 ¼ inches

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    1. Ivonne Ivonne, 6 years ago
      Crystalex as a state enterprise was created in 1945.Your glasses look older,so I think they must be made before WWII.Perhaps in one of many manufactures around Novy Bor.Crystalex itself gathered over 50 producers.
    2. Lady-Jennifer Lady-Jennifer, 6 years ago
      Could they be by Egermann?
    3. Lady-Jennifer Lady-Jennifer, 6 years ago
      Thankyou Ivonne - That helps.
      Slowly, I grow in understanding....
    4. verretcheque verretcheque, 6 years ago
      Crystalex, as a state enterprise only existed post-1974. Prior to that date, Uzitkové Sklo using brand names Borské Sklo and Borocrystal, from around 1947, following Benes's nationalisations from the Decree of 1946.
      Pardon, Ivonne
    5. Ivonne Ivonne, 6 years ago
      What I 've written was taken from Crystalex site http://www.crystalex.cz/en/section/91-upturn.html
      Sorry if the information was wrong :(
    6. verretcheque verretcheque, 6 years ago
      Ok, Ivonne, you and I know well, that under the Communist government, things were not simple.
      M
    7. Ivonne Ivonne, 6 years ago
      I've just refreshed memories by reading "Tankovy prapor"by Josef Skvorecki ,published in Canada in 1971.Nothing was simple or natural.
    8. verretcheque verretcheque, 6 years ago
      Kundera and Skvorecki, two of my favourite authors. Life for both authors, was not simple or natural, separated from their roots. But 1968, was a turning point. The Russian Communists did much harm. Gottwald and Husak were Moscow puppets, just like W?adys?aw Gomu?ka and General Jaruzelski in Poland.
    9. Ivonne Ivonne, 6 years ago
      Hapily,they've gone and we are still alive and can read good books :-)
      I must confess I love Czech literature and films more than any other.
    10. verretcheque verretcheque, 6 years ago
      Trnka?? Krokodil?? Posters by Zdenek Zeigler?? Hrabal?? :) :)
      Talking my kind of language.......


    11. verretcheque verretcheque, 6 years ago
      And the Bienniale in Brno, with fabulous graphic design.
    12. Ivonne Ivonne, 6 years ago
      Zelenka,Kachyna,Hrabal,Fuks,David Cerny,Cerne Divadlo...and Pavel Kohout...
    13. Ivonne Ivonne, 6 years ago
      I haven't been to Brno,unfortunetely. but I spent some time in Usti n/Labem,Prague ,visited Severocesky Kraj when I had a student internship at Unoverzita Karlova
    14. Ivonne Ivonne, 6 years ago
      Univerzita,of course
    15. verretcheque verretcheque, 6 years ago
      Of course, piége de ceské jazyk :)
    16. verretcheque verretcheque, 6 years ago
      Just a pity, that there isn't a CW forum set-up, with chat etc, but it is so much work.
      M
    17. Ivonne Ivonne, 6 years ago
      It was nice to chat at Lady-Jennifer post,Marcus.
      Thank you Lady-Jennifer :-)
    18. verretcheque verretcheque, 6 years ago
      Yes, absolutely. Thanks
    19. Lady-Jennifer Lady-Jennifer, 6 years ago
      It's quite alright.....
      I feel a little bit like a fly on the wall....

      Though I could barely understand a word.

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