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Glass vase Japan circa 1960s

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Ms.CrystalShip's loves1384 of 5187Cut glass vase by Josef Švarc and Jirina Žertová, Sklárny Bohemia Glassworks, PodebradyThe Last Chapter In the A. Ruckl & Sons Evolution In Glass Production From 1846-2020
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    Posted 8 months ago

    racer4four
    (601 items)

    This is a really attractive vase from Japan, and in my lowly opinion has almost a Kralik style to the decor. Feel free to correct me.
    Made from a sea green glass it has been laid with silver foil that has been burst during blowing. Dark red trails have then been laid in a random pattern over the vessel.
    It is a very traditional Japanese shape, and for me the decor totally fits the Japanese aesthetic. The walls of the vase are thinner than much of the glass from Japan of this era and the size is typical at 20cm.
    I recently rediscovered this when going through a box from the scary storeroom!

    I have some feels about who made this vase but no proof so won't go there.

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    Comments

    1. Newfld Newfld, 8 months ago
      Ah, super gorgeous vase and such a unique design, Karen you can always be counted on to bring something fabulous to us & it's most welcome right now!
    2. IronLace IronLace, 8 months ago
      Karen, I totes thought this was Kralik from the thumbnail...it has a "Pampas" vibe going on...
      Love the colour scheme & overlapping patterns. And how good is it to rediscover a forgotten gem?
    3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 months ago
      The Eagle HAS landed !!!!

      Thanks So Much !!!
    4. racer4four racer4four, 8 months ago
      Thanks so much Jenni!
      It’s very different to what a lot of people think about Japanese glass.
    5. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 8 months ago
      The light justs hits this vase so beautifully !~
    6. racer4four racer4four, 8 months ago
      Phew glad you said that Marin, now I almost feel ok about the Kralik ref!!
      It’s a nice piece of work, and was cool to find again
      How good is a lovely surprise when it comes free!
    7. racer4four racer4four, 8 months ago
      Lol Vet.
      Onward and outward now ! (Just a bit, ok?)
    8. racer4four racer4four, 8 months ago
      I’m right onto it Phil! Thanks mate, hope you are staying well and keeping entertained.
    9. sklo42 sklo42, 8 months ago
      I know the joy of a forgotten jem and this is a beauty. I particularly love the substantial red trailing!
    10. racer4four racer4four, 8 months ago
      It's a cheap and fun thing to do, opening stored boxes of glass!
      The trails really make this pop I think Peggy, and it's such a Japanese thing to do to use a dirty colour like that on such a pure base.
      Thanks, glad you like it!
    11. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 8 months ago
      it looks like kralik indeed
    12. racer4four racer4four, 8 months ago
      Thanks Sylvia!
    13. valentino97 valentino97, 7 months ago
      I am enjoying going through my collection. This is so gorgeous!
    14. racer4four racer4four, 7 months ago
      Thanks Mary!
      Don't get too lost in the archives :)
    15. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 7 months ago
      Wonderful glass! The color is amazing.
    16. racer4four racer4four, 7 months ago
      It's an interesting combination of colours and works well Elisabethan.
      Thanks for also enjoying and commenting.

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