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Offline ripski70

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Was given this vase as a gift in the early 90's. The label said 'Heavy czech biomorphic vase 1960's' and cost 85 pounds. Is this correct? is it collectable? any idea of value not that I intend to sell it but just curious.
Many thanks


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Re: Some help with identification would be greatly received
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2013, 12:52:32 PM »
Ooooo, great vase and super gift!  It's Czechoslovakian and was designed by Jan Kotik for Skrdlovice glassworks in 1955. 

Anik

Edited to add:  Sorry, in my excitement, I forgot to say welcome to the GMB!  :)
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Re: Some help with identification would be greatly received
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2013, 01:12:42 PM »
Many thanks for your reply, its great to see some one get as excited about my vase as much as I do.  :D


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Re: Some help with identification would be greatly received
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2013, 02:57:08 PM »
Welcome from me too - fabby, fabby vase - I have one in exactly the same colours (beautiful combination, isn't it?)  ;D
which I bought from Anik.  :-*

I believe the shape was achieved with the use of blasts of pressurised air.  :o
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Re: Some help with identification would be greatly received
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2013, 03:33:30 PM »
Greetings, what a warm welcome- much appreciated. Thanks

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Re: Some help with identification would be greatly received
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2013, 04:54:57 PM »
The value is about right I guess, always a tricky and variable proposition. Desirability, colour combo, size and condition would all be factors.

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Re: Some help with identification would be greatly received
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2013, 05:58:22 PM »
 ;D
Isn't it a totally modern/contemporary sort of thing... to have been designed in '55? 
The Czechs were so far ahead of us in so many ways.
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