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    Posted 12 months ago

    Anik
    (49 items)

    Jan Exnar (b.1951) is by far my favorite later Skrdlovice/Beranek designer. The majority of his designs are bold and somewhat cosmic. There’s also humor in his art which I really appreciate.

    The cobalt blue art glass ball vase with a yellow and white ‘galactic swirl’ was designed for Beranek Glassworks in 2002. The animals – absolutely silly-looking yet graceful in form – were designed in 1995.

    I know the animals especially are not everyone’s cup of tea, but for some collectors like myself, they are the crème-de-la-crème of a serious postwar Czech art glass collection. :)

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 12 months ago
      Objects of Desire !!!!
    2. Deano Deano, 12 months ago
      These are great! I appreciate the different take on art glass animals.
    3. Manikin Manikin, 12 months ago
      Oh how precious ! love
    4. Anik Anik, 12 months ago
      Thank you for the kind comments vetraio, Deano and Manikin. I'm glad you also think they're great objects. :)
    5. sklo42 sklo42, 12 months ago
      Wonderful creatures and a stunning display!
    6. Anik Anik, 12 months ago
      Thank you, sklo42. That's only part of my Exnar googly-eyed animal display. I've got them on 2 hanging shelves, and also placed here and there among my other glass. :)
    7. Rick55 Rick55, 12 months ago
      I too love animals Anik. Yours are so unique with great color and shapes, and I just love them!
    8. Anik Anik, 12 months ago
      Thank you for taking the time to comment, Rick. I'm pleased that others also think the Exnar animals are wonderful :)

      And thank you for the loves Caperkid, kyratango, Ivonne, vetraio, aura, TassieDevil, Manikin, fortapache, melaniej, Newfld, assafkl, blunderbuss2, sklo42 and Rick55.
    9. SEAN68 SEAN68, 12 months ago
      these are great!!
    10. Anik Anik, 12 months ago
      Thank you, Sean68 :)

      And thank you for the 'love' Sean, Deano and Austrohungaro. Much appreciated.
    11. racer4four racer4four, 11 months ago
      Glass art that makes you smile and wonder is the best!
      I'm happy as can be looking at these!!
    12. Anik Anik, 11 months ago
      Thank you racer! I completely agree. These animals do make me smile... especially the tall, blue googly-eyed bird with the red beak. :D
    13. Anik Anik, 6 months ago
      Thank you for the loves Mrstyndall and Vintagefran. Much appreciated.
    14. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 6 months ago
      very cool!
    15. Anik Anik, 6 months ago
      Thank you for the love and comment ho2cultcha :)

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