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1960s retro Czech light blue glass vase by Miloš Filip for Sklo Union (Bohemia glass) - flower vase for table or wedding centerpiece

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We are selling a stunning vintage Czech Sklo Union glass vase, made in light blue pressed glass. This flower vase is a perfect table centerpiece for your home or wedding.

This iconic item was designed by Miloš Filip for the Rosice glassworks in Czechoslovakia in the 1960's.

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The vase is:

20cm (8 inches) high;
9cm (3.5 inches) wide;
7cm (3 inches) deep;
and weighs 800g (1.75 pounds).

It is a tapered design with a Sklo Union "birdbath" base (with internal ribbing) and machine-cut rim.

It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or scratches. There is a very tiny bruise on the base (see picture 4) which is barely visible when the vase is the right way up.

As with the majority of Sklo Union glass it is constructed from pressed sodium potash glass.

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A little history about the item (for those who are interested!)

During the communist occupation of Czechoslovakia a huge array of beautiful and innovative pieces were designed and produced. Due to the closed door nature of communism, many of these pieces are only now being discovered and documented.

The vase being sold here is from the Rosice glassworks, which was part of the Sklo Union group. Sklo Union was established in 1965 during the reorganisation of the Czech glassworks industry. Other factories in the alliance included Rudolfova Huť , Heřmanova Huť, Nemsova and Libochovice.

Miloš Filip designed the piece and is renowned for his modern style. Jan was part of a select group of glass designers whose pieces are very much sought after but unfortunately died when he was 40. Some of his designs were produced after his death.

We hope you found the information interesting and if you have anything to add, please let us know as we are always interested to learn more.

Please feel free to get in contact to ask any questions or to find out about any other Vintage Glass items.

Thanks for visiting us at the The Vintage Glass Shop!
We are selling a stunning vintage Czech Sklo Union glass vase, made in light blue pressed glass. This flower vase is a perfect table centerpiece for your home or wedding.

This iconic item was designed by Miloš Filip for the Rosice glassworks in Czechoslovakia in the 1960's.

************************************************************************
Now offering FREE UK DELIVERY on all our products

************************************************************************

The vase is:

20cm (8 inches) high;
9cm (3.5 inches) wide;
7cm (3 inches) deep;
and weighs 800g (1.75 pounds).

It is a tapered design with a Sklo Union "birdbath" base (with internal ribbing) and machine-cut rim.

It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or scratches. There is a very tiny bruise on the base (see picture 4) which is barely visible when the vase is the right way up.

As with the majority of Sklo Union glass it is constructed from pressed sodium potash glass.

--------------------------------------

A little history about the item (for those who are interested!)

During the communist occupation of Czechoslovakia a huge array of beautiful and innovative pieces were designed and produced. Due to the closed door nature of communism, many of these pieces are only now being discovered and documented.

The vase being sold here is from the Rosice glassworks, which was part of the Sklo Union group. Sklo Union was established in 1965 during the reorganisation of the Czech glassworks industry. Other factories in the alliance included Rudolfova Huť , Heřmanova Huť, Nemsova and Libochovice.

Miloš Filip designed the piece and is renowned for his modern style. Jan was part of a select group of glass designers whose pieces are very much sought after but unfortunately died when he was 40. Some of his designs were produced after his death.

We hope you found the information interesting and if you have anything to add, please let us know as we are always interested to learn more.

Please feel free to get in contact to ask any questions or to find out about any other Vintage Glass items.

Thanks for visiting us at the The Vintage Glass Shop!

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1960s retro Czech light blue glass vase by Miloš Filip for Sklo Union (Bohemia glass) - flower vase for table or wedding centerpiece

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  • Vintage item from the 1960s
  • Materials: glass, pressed glass, blue glass
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