Bottle with Stopper

Object Name: 
Bottle with Stopper

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Object Name: 
Bottle with Stopper
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
99.3.63
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.6 cm, W: 6.9 cm, D: 4.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1960
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Steinberg Foundation
Web Description: 
The brothers Václav Plátek (Czech, 1917-1994) and Miroslav Plátek (Czech, 1922-1987) produced many successful, commercial designs for glassware. They often collaborated on their designs, with Václav focusing on concept and shape and Miroslav focusing on execution, particularly cutting and engraving. This simple yet elegant bottle is typical of their understated, somewhat old-fashioned style. In the later 1960s, the brothers produced an innovative series of plates with abstract engraving.
Department: 
Provenance: 
The Steinberg Foundation, Source
1999-12-29
Primary Description: 
Transparent bright deep blue glass (a); blown, cut, tall six-sided bottle with flat shoulders with beveled edge; cylindrical neck with thick cylindrical rim, ground on inside of neck/rim. Colorless glass (b); pressed, acid etched. "E" shaped.
Recent Important Acquisitions, 42 (2000) illustrated, p. 199, fig. 42; BIB# AI49427