"Single Bloom" Vase

Object Name: 
"Single Bloom" Vase

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Object Name: 
"Single Bloom" Vase
Accession Number: 
68.3.37
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29.1 cm; Base W: 4.6 cm, L: 6.7 cm; Top W: 3.7 cm, L: 4.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1958
Credit Line: 
Gift of Galerie National de Prague
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".
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Single Bloom
Provenance: 
Galerie Nationale De Praque, Former Collection
1968
Material: 
Inscription: 
48229
Inscription
scratch engraved on base
A Matura 57
Signature
scratch engraved on base
Primary Description: 
Clear, pale amethyst; blown, cased, and cut.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-05-16 through 2002-10-21
National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library 2003-02-28 through 2003-09-28
Corning Incorporated Gallery
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1959 through 1959
 
Behind The Iron Curtain: Czech Glass of the 1950s and 1960s (2003) illustrated, p. 44; p. 45;
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass (1959) illustrated, p. 47, pl. 11; BIB# 27614
Du caractere et de l'originalite de cerre de Boheme (1957-10) illustrated, fig. 2;