Great vase, great price!
Here is my purchase of the day. I show it even though it is not Skrdlovice (but close enough
Huge bowl by Jaroslav Svoboda, Svoboda glassworks Karlov. 38 cm diameter, about 5 kg of glass (I do like the fact that the Czech designers are never modest when it comes to the shere amount of glass used
@David: you are certainly right about the difference in weight between the Gabrhel and the Palecek piece -- still the idea seems to be the same.
I couldn't find any reference when the Gabrhel piece has been designed...
edit: in the Ricke book is a Gabrhel vase in the same style, dated 1967.
The Palecek piece is 1975, so not much doubt which one came first.