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Author Topic: Help with Background History please - signed J Beranek piece  (Read 1289 times)

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Offline paulnot

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I recently brought this piece from a second hand shop.. it is signed J,Beranek  I know nothing of this person ....except what I have read on the internet...

I understand that their were two brothers ..both a first name begining with J... how do you tell the difference.!

Also ...does this particular piece have a particular style name ?...and finally.... were many pieces actually signed ?... I read in a book that had a comment saying they were never signed... either I mis understood ...or it is a fake.!

apologies if this is posted in the wrong place..first time on this web site...I normally collect west german pottery...but couldnt resist this piece of glass.!

Offline Anik R

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Re: Help with Background History please
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2013, 07:58:10 PM »
Hi and welcome to the GMB  :)

I think it would be helpful if you posted a photo of the signature. I believe your vase was made by Jindrich Beranek in Austria (who left Czechoslovakia -- and Skrdlovice glassworks -- in the 50s or early 60s... I can't remember, exactly. I know he was a young man). His Austrian pieces are usually signed.



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