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Author Topic: Faceted Vase ID  (Read 283 times)

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Offline adam20

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Faceted Vase ID
« on: February 02, 2013, 01:14:39 PM »
Here is a vase of heavy thick walled glass with sommerso and inner blue feathered layer. Facets cut to sides and polished rim. A lovely quality to this. No marks so posting if anyone knows anything.

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Re: Faceted Vase ID
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2013, 10:47:28 PM »
I have searched a bit and think this may be Czech, I don't think it's Murano.


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Re: Faceted Vase ID
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2013, 12:04:37 PM »
Hi Adam- Interesting item. - It reminded me a little of some fairly recent Czech pieces. I have attached a picture of a piece of modern Beranek, that I purchased in the Czech Republic around 6 years ago, I gather that the design was originally produced by the esteemed Stanislav Libensky. Perhaps modern Beranek/czech may be worth investigating further as your piece does have similarities. My only other thought, was perhaps contemporary Chinese due to the size/ colour etc. Out of interest does the base have any wear marks at all...?
 

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Re: Faceted Vase ID
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2013, 03:00:26 PM »
There is little wear to base, no marks. It's 4" diam, 3" high - photo of base

It has great technique and quality. I was pretty sure it wasn't Chinese when I bought it. Though it was speculative.

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Re: Faceted Vase ID
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2013, 04:19:56 PM »
Thanks for the base picture and measurements. Difficult one to pinpoint really, although I would tentatively lean towards modern/contemporary czech. The Beranek piece I uploaded weighs something like 10kg, which was carried as hand luggage returning from Prague.  :) - China was a bit of an after thought really, the quality and style of some of their recent production is really quite surprising and staggering.

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