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Posted 6 years ago


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There is a very small sticker and says: Hand made in the Czchec Republic Glass Artisans since 1440.
Can anyone tell me anything about it.

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  1. lambchopz lambchopz, 6 years ago
    Does anyone know anything or maybe a little about this vase. I forgot to mention that it weighs about 3-4lbs.
  2. AmberRose AmberRose, 6 years ago
    I would search eBay for Czech glass. If you don't see it, there will probably be a number of manufactures names to start searching.
    Wow! Heavy.
  3. lambchopz lambchopz, 6 years ago
    Hi, I have been searching all over the internet and eBay. No luck on finding anything about it. 8 years ago I bought this in a shop just starting out in Maryland and it was sitting on a shelf all by itself. I loved the color and design of it and I only paid $25.00 for it. Thanks for your reply.
  4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
    Can you post a photo of the sticker?
    Does it have a boat and four masts?
    It would be helpful for others to see this label.

    The sticker has created comment in another place on GMB going back to 2005:;wap2
    They mention Chribska: the oldest surviving glass works in the area we call Czechoslovakia is Chribska ( in German: Kreibitz). It is now in the Czech Republic.
    The Chribska sticker has a boat with four masts: each mast is a digit: 1414.
    This is the date that is suggested as the beginning of this firm.

    Wikipedia says: The Friedrich (Glass-Maker Family)
    "From as early as 750 years ago, the shadowy picture of the oldest German-Bohemian glass-maker family Friedrich emerges, who contributed greatly towards the creation of the world-famous Bohemian glass (also called Bohemian Crystal). In pre-Hussite times they produced amazing works of vitreous art near Daubitz, nowadays called Doubice. During the 16th and 17th centuries, as a result of the family’s development of their glass factory in Oberkreibitz, today Horni Chribska, Bohemian glass art enjoyed its first heyday.
    The expansion of this glass-maker family over many European countries is unparalleled. Its hut master dynasties made glass history in Bohemia, Silesia, Austria, Tyrol and Slovenia. Its glass-makers proved their artistic skills and technological experience in Brandenburg, Saxony, Thuringia, Bavaria, Styria, Slovakia, Croatia and so on. The well-known glass artist Friedrich Egermann also ranked among the family’s descendants as the natural historian and explorer of South America Thaddäus Haenke."

    The thing is that today people are using stickers on new glass that
  5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
    Another question: how tall, wide is it? It looks heavy. Any idea of the weight?
  6. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
    The thing is that today people are using stickers on new glass that suggest age which is not there.
    My apologies.
  7. lambchopz lambchopz, 6 years ago
    The weight is 3-4lbs. The writing is on the side of the vase and it is one of those clear sticker.
    It's about 5-1/4" tall
    width in the middle is about 16" and it tapers to 8-1/2" at the bottom.
    The design has all different swirls going in and out, which makes it hard to measure for the diameter.
  8. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
    Is that 15 and a quarter inches?
    16" is very big.
    A clear sticker?
    It is quite a chunky piece! I know what you mean by the swirls ..... they are like "love handles".
  9. lambchopz lambchopz, 6 years ago
    LOL!! I agree. The sticker is a clear adhesive with blue letters. It's 5 and a quarter inches tall.
  10. AmberRose AmberRose, 6 years ago
    Oooff. I just tried to hunt this down and my eyes are now crossed! Gosh they the Czechs make a lot of things out of glass. 5 plus inches tall, and 16 ish inches wide? Would we call this a bowl? Picture makes it look much smaller width wise.
    Hmmm....will try another approach.
    Note: V is like a detective looking for clues, I round 'em all up and consider them all suspects :}
  11. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
    The idea is to make connections!
  12. lambchopz lambchopz, 6 years ago
    Hi Amber,
    It is not a bowl, I think the width is big in some places because of all the grooves in the design.

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