Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Superb MCM Czech Blown Cut Crystal Geometric Art Vase by Oliva

In Art Glass > Bohemian Art Glass > Show & Tell.
finders9's loves13 of 118KARL WEIDMANN FOR WMF - GERMANYCarlo Nason lamps
12
Love it
0
Like it

kwqdkwqd loves this.
Ms.CrystalShipMs.CrystalShip loves this.
MALKEYMALKEY loves this.
SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
finders9finders9 loves this.
auraaura loves this.
MrstyndallMrstyndall loves this.
AdeleCAdeleC loves this.
DuDaDuDa loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
NewfldNewfld loves this.
Vynil33rpmVynil33rpm loves this.
See 10 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 4 months ago

    truthordare
    (315 items)

    This is one of the most impressive glass/crystal products designed in Czechoslovakia, and exported to the West.

    Mark Hill explains the complex workmanship of molding a brick size piece of hot glass with a mostly clear mass and a dollop of another flash color, which will stay on the surface of one side. Then that side is cut with a criss cross of trenches, highlighting the contrast.

    These were produced in blue, golden yellow, green and purple, I would say violet as it is closer to red in shade. The rest of the vase is cut at different angles and polished, making it even more optically pleasing. By Ladislav Oliva, for Exbor, vase 8 inches high, page 166 in the Mark Hill SKLO booklet.

    logo
    Bohemian Art Glass
    See all
    Antique Art Deco Bronze Nude Woman Stand & Loetz Papillon Art Glass Bowl NR
    Antique Art Deco Bronze Nude Woman ...
    $305
    Antique Bohemian Loetz Medici Iridescent Art Glass Vase
    Antique Bohemian Loetz Medici Iride...
    $459
    Antique Bohemian Loetz Rusticana Iridescent Art Glass Vase
    Antique Bohemian Loetz Rusticana Ir...
    $56
    Bohemian Czech Vintage Crystal Tumbler Whisky Glass 320 ml set 6 Hand Queenlace
    Bohemian Czech Vintage Crystal Tumb...
    $118
    logo
    Antique Art Deco Bronze Nude Woman Stand & Loetz Papillon Art Glass Bowl NR
    Antique Art Deco Bronze Nude Woman ...
    $305
    See all

    Comments

    1. Newfld Newfld, 4 months ago
      Amazing vase it's absolutely gorgeous & lovely crisscross design
    2. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 3 months ago
      You do have an eye for glass beauty!
    3. truthordare truthordare, 3 months ago
      Thank You Jenni and MsCrystalShip, that's what keeps me going, the next gorgeous glass discovery.

      Thank you CW members, always appreciate your gesture of loving my posts.

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.