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Very heavy 1960's multicoloured stripey glass vase designed by Frantisek Zemek in 1960 - Part of the 'Rhapsody range' for Mstisov glassworks

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Very heavy 1960's multicoloured stripey glass vase designed by Frantisek Zemek in 1960 - Part of the 'Rhapsody range' for Mstisov glassworks

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  • Vintage item from the 1960s
  • Material: glass
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Description

A fantastic multicoloured sculptural glass vase designed by Frantisek Zemek for the Mstisov glassworks in the 1960's.

The main body is made from clear glass with two striped corners made from green glass overlaid with yellow glass. The other two corners are made from pink glass overlaid with blue glass.

A truly stunning and heavy piece!

Similar vases are referenced in Mark Hill's book 'Hi Sklo, Low Sklo' on page 66-67.

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The item is:

28.5cm (11 inches) high;
15cm (6 inches) wide;
16cm (6.5 inches) deep;
and weighs 3.5kg (7.75 pounds).

It is in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. There is a very very tiny bruise on one of the edges and some small light surface scratches but these are both barely visible unless inspected closely.

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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 Mstisov glassworks, which was founded in the early 1868, originally to produce glass for jewelry.

Frantisek Zemek designed the piece and was the head designer during the 1950s and 60s. The piece being sold here is from one of his best known ranges - the 'Rhapsody' range. He is also very well known for his 'Romana' range, which is equally as spectacular.

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!
A fantastic multicoloured sculptural glass vase designed by Frantisek Zemek for the Mstisov glassworks in the 1960's.

The main body is made from clear glass with two striped corners made from green glass overlaid with yellow glass. The other two corners are made from pink glass overlaid with blue glass.

A truly stunning and heavy piece!

Similar vases are referenced in Mark Hill's book 'Hi Sklo, Low Sklo' on page 66-67.

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The item is:

28.5cm (11 inches) high;
15cm (6 inches) wide;
16cm (6.5 inches) deep;
and weighs 3.5kg (7.75 pounds).

It is in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. There is a very very tiny bruise on one of the edges and some small light surface scratches but these are both barely visible unless inspected closely.

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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 Mstisov glassworks, which was founded in the early 1868, originally to produce glass for jewelry.

Frantisek Zemek designed the piece and was the head designer during the 1950s and 60s. The piece being sold here is from one of his best known ranges - the 'Rhapsody' range. He is also very well known for his 'Romana' range, which is equally as spectacular.

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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