Posted 12 months ago
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. :)