Vase with Sea Horse or Underwater Scene

Object Name: 
Vase with Sea Horse or Underwater Scene

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Object Name: 
Vase with Sea Horse or Underwater Scene
Accession Number: 
92.3.69
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.2 cm; Rim Diam: 9.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1946
Credit Line: 
Gift of Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass with pastel translucent polychrome enamels (dominated by pale yellow, blue and red); mold-blown glass, acid-etched design outline, enameled and fired. Small cone-shape vase with lipless ground and polished rim; walls taper to straight thick solid base; walls decorated with detailed underwater scene depicting single large seahorse, acquatic plants and a school of small fish, all decorative elements oulined with fine acid-etched line; shear-mark, no pontil; inscribed in block letters at base edge: "S Lib 1946".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Brychtova, Jaroslava (Czech, b. 1924), Source
1992
Libensky, Stanislav (Czech, 1921-2002), Source
1992