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Whirlpool vase by František Vizner for Beranek at Skrdlovice

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Bohemian Art Glass320 of 6248A Kralik Decor Vase Crimped Vaseline Rim, Ripple Texture, With Spatter Base MarkedPair of Early Loetz   Pêle-mêle - 1894 Vases
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    Posted 8 months ago

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    This vase is 5.5" high x 4.5" base x 1.75" top diameters. It weighs in at 3 lbs 6 ounces (1.53 kg). It is difficult to capture the proportions of this vase in an image using my phone camera. It is somewhat more squat, broader at the base, than my images show. The blue is also a bit more electric. I could not find a defect on it. In the past, someone put rubber feet on it and the bottom is unmarred. Dates that I have found for these vases run from 1968 to the 1980s. I was not able to find another vase in this shape.

    I posted this vase once before, but was not happy with my images, so took it down. These images are quite a bit better, I think.

    keramikos gave some good comments, on the first post, which I saved and include below:

    It's not conical, but I found this:


    Green 'Whirlpool' vase,
    By Frantisek Vizner for Beranek,
    A green and clear 'Whirlpool' vase by Frantisek Vizner for Beranek, 1970s


    And this:


    Skrdlovice art glass. Frantisek Vizner. 1968. A cylindrical whirlpool art glass vase, designed by Frantisek Vizner for Skrdlovice glassworks in 1968. This example is in azure (a light blue-ish green). Pattern: 6825 Year: 1968


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    1. kwqd kwqd, 8 months ago
      Thank you aura and Jenni!
    2. racer4four racer4four, 8 months ago
      I'm loving all your Beraneks, Kevin!
      This one is certainly very clever and has great optics. The shape gets me, so cool!
    3. kwqd kwqd, 8 months ago
      @racer4four - I am liking them, too, Karen! This one is like a fire burning in the fireplace. It draws the eye from anywhere in the room.

      Thanks for loving my whirlpool vase blunderbuss2 and racer4four!
    4. kwqd kwqd, 8 months ago
      Thank you fortapache and Findings!
    5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 months ago
      WOW !!! WINNER !!!
    6. inky inky, 8 months ago
      Just!!! love has such movement and the colour is wonderful!..
      Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year.. kwqd
    7. Brunswick Brunswick, 8 months ago
      Merry Christmas!!

    8. kwqd kwqd, 8 months ago
      @vetraio50 - Thanks Kevin. I am pretty happy with it!

      @inky - Thanks for your comment! I does draw the eye! Happy Holidays!

      @Brunswick - Merry Christmas Thomas!

      Thanks for loving my vase Thomas, Nicefice, inky and vetraio50!
    9. kwqd kwqd, 8 months ago
      I had some time to do some research on František Vizner and was pleasantly surprised to find a web site devoted to his life and work!

    10. Anik Anik, 7 months ago
      Great piece... this conical shape was designed in 1974 for Skrdlovice as pattern 7406. As the label on your piece shows, it was also produced more recently by Beranek glassworks (same pattern number).
    11. kwqd kwqd, 7 months ago
      @Anik - Thanks for the information and for loving my vase! I did find this shape in one of links on Jind?ich Pa?ík's web site in a different color while looking for my "Andromeda" vase.
    12. kwqd kwqd, 7 months ago
      Thanks Ivonne!
    13. kwqd kwqd, 7 months ago
      Thank you iggy!
    14. kwqd kwqd, 7 months ago
      Thanks for loving my whirlpool vase WesternPA-Collector and Vynil33rpm!
    15. kwqd kwqd, 7 months ago
      Thanks for loving my Beranek vase Mrstyndall!

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