Free-form Vase

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Object Name: 
Free-form Vase
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 17.3 cm, W: 12.7 cm, D: 7 cm
Not on Display
Web Description: 
Designs for Czech glass after 1945 are widely respected for their originality and innovation. Like mid-century Italian and Scandinavian glass, Czech glass was influenced by contemporary art. What distinguishes Czech glass of the period, however, is the artists’ treatment of glass as a medium for abstract painting and sculpture. Abstraction in the fine arts was not permitted by the Czechoslovak communist government. This piece was exhibited in “Glass 1959”
M. Stahlikova '58
Signature and date
Engraved On bottom of base. in script
Primary Description: 
Transparent orange and yellow glass; blown, cased, cut. Short eliptical shape vase with angled rim and small relatively small opening to left side of the piece.
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass
Corning Museum of Glass 1959 through 1959
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass (1959) illustrated, p. 58, pl. 24; BIB# 27614