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Author Topic: Skrdlovice collectors thread, part II  (Read 65487 times)

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Offline Anik R

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Re: Skrdlovice collectors thread, part II
« Reply #460 on: January 02, 2015, 04:51:50 PM »
Ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo Michael!!!!!   Absolutely super pieces.  I just LOVE the bear, and the Zertova is a beauty. 

Oh dear, I'm so jealous -- but, of course, in the most sincere and sweetest way.  You really outdid yourself this time.  Your collection is the best.  :-*

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Re: Skrdlovice collectors thread, part II
« Reply #461 on: January 02, 2015, 08:00:27 PM »
Thank you ;)

I was so happy about finding the Zemek piece -- whenever I had looked through the 1954 pattern book I got caught on the drawing of the bear ashtray.
Much easier to remember that pattern than one of the dozens similarish ashtrays with pulled lobes ;D

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Re: Skrdlovice collectors thread, part II
« Reply #462 on: April 03, 2015, 05:22:58 AM »
I wanted to show off my Jindrich Beranek paperweight.  It's only 9cm tall but weighs 1089g.  Robert very kindly told me that the colours suggest a date of c.1960.    Normally, I'm not very fond of soft hues, but they look great on this piece.   :)
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Re: Skrdlovice collectors thread, part II
« Reply #463 on: April 06, 2015, 09:07:17 AM »
Very nice, Anik -- this must be one of the earliest paperweight designs then.
I love the soft colours, too :)

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Re: Skrdlovice collectors thread, part II
« Reply #464 on: April 12, 2015, 03:17:47 PM »
I'm excited about the newest addition to my Skrdlovice collection...  a wonderful Karel Wunsch 8214 bowl with a folded rim.  What makes the design special is that though it looks like a deep bowl (even when you look in), the inner well is exceptionally shallow -- something you only realise when you reach in.  The optic effect is fabulous.

My bowl is 16.5cm wide, 8cm tall and weighs 2122g.

Oooo and I found it here in Poland.  :)
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Re: Skrdlovice collectors thread, part II
« Reply #465 on: April 13, 2015, 11:27:06 PM »
Great piece Anik, these bowls are really impressive in person. I agree about the optical effect. The weight of this one must make the large bowls 5-6 KG or more! I have not seen many of this pattern,

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Re: Skrdlovice collectors thread, part II
« Reply #466 on: April 14, 2015, 06:18:17 PM »
Thank you, Robert.  It is really impressive in person -- what a great design.

I'd love to the the large version of this bowl!  I expect it wasn't very cost-effective to produce the large size, so I suppose finding one is near impossible.  Maybe one day....   :)
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Re: Skrdlovice collectors thread, part II
« Reply #467 on: April 30, 2015, 06:09:32 PM »
Not as spectacular as Anik's bowl, but some nice new Skrdlovice pieces have entered my collection ;)

Interesting that the first and the last are from the very beginning resp. the very end of the Beranek glassworks:

- classic pulegoso swan, designed by Emanuel Beranek, PN (possibly) 4611
- inbetween a nice green-cased yellow egg by Vizner
- sculptural paperweight by Vladimir Dostal, PN 61 2004 01/11

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Re: Skrdlovice collectors thread, part II
« Reply #468 on: May 01, 2015, 09:00:30 AM »
These paperweights are a fine design - they look simple but have a great visual impact.

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Re: Skrdlovice collectors thread, part II
« Reply #469 on: May 03, 2015, 04:45:20 AM »
LOVE the Vizner!  It is my most favourite Vizner design.   :)

And I really like both Vladimir Dostal weights -- the sharp colours give them character.
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