Vase with Two Female Figures

Object Name: 
Vase with Two Female Figures

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Object Name: 
Vase with Two Female Figures
Accession Number: 
62.3.131
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.2 cm, Diam: 13.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1958
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; molded, engraved and abraded. Rim slightly outsplayed with flat surface; wall almost straight but with slightly convex profile, tapering toward bottom; flat bottom; engraved and abraded decoration, partly in low relief, on one side of wall: two females, naked, sitting facing each other but with faces and torsos turned toward viewer; figure on left holds flower-like object in right hand while raising left hand as if to shield it; figure on right raises right hand to shield flower and reaches toward first figure with left hand. Figures are "silhouetted" by narrow band of abrasion which appears cloudy.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Skloexport, Liberec, Former Collection
1962
Color: 
Material: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-06-15 through 2005-11-27
Changing Exhibition Gallery
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
Modern Bohemian Glass (1963) #227; BIB# 19108
Skola Josefa Kaplickeho (1960) illustrated, p. 78, fig. 196;
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass (1959) illustrated, p. 60, pl. 26; BIB# 27614
Reflexions sur l'esthetique du verre (1958) illustrated, p. 5;