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Author Topic: Clear Glass Fish Bookend(?) Tchecoslovague = Feigl and Morawetz, Libochovice  (Read 4128 times)

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Re: Clear Glass Fish Bookend(?) Tchecoslovague
« Reply #10 on: February 24, 2008, 09:25:11 PM »
Hello,

Here are the pictures. The fish measures approximately 15.2 cm in height, measured to the tip of the fin. The base measures approx. 16.7 by 13 cm.

Marcus, I'll e-mail the high resolution versions if they are of use to you? Also, Frank, are they of any use for the Zoo?

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Re: Clear Glass Fish Bookend(?) Tchecoslovague
« Reply #11 on: February 24, 2008, 09:26:04 PM »
Here's another couple of pictures showing the mirror polished foot and moulded mark:

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Re: Clear Glass Fish Bookend(?) Tchecoslovague
« Reply #12 on: February 24, 2008, 10:52:34 PM »
Yes please Steven
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Re: Clear Glass Fish Bookend(?) Tchecoslovague
« Reply #13 on: February 25, 2008, 10:14:15 AM »
Stephen,
Thank you, your images are good, very good, and so this is another mystery solved.
This fish weight is from Feigl and Morawetz (Moravka), Libochovice, pattern number 1815, and almost certainly modelled by the Czech sculptor, Karel Zentner.
This is a top quality item, and  the images help to confirm the view that, between the wars, Libochovice was a producer of very fine pressed glass.
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Marcus, Thank you very much for the information. I have just noticed a mistake in my earlier post, dimensions of base should be 13 cm by 6.7 cm.

I've also noticed Pamela has a satinised version with a different mark: http://pressglas-pavillon.de/tafelaufsaetze/07048.html

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Hello,  I just happened to find this same piece in one of our Goodwill stores here in the US.  I paid .99 cents for it.  I have the opalized fish also marked Tchecoslovaguie underneath the front end of the piece.  There is also an unidentifiable marking on the right side where the "water wave" meets the base.  I am wondering what it is worth, if anything.  This was the only site that I could find that had any information and I am hoping that you can help me.  Much thanks in advance.  Carla A., Maine, USA

 

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