Cut Head

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Object Name: 
Cut Head
Accession Number: 
81.3.17
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.2 cm, W: 21.8 cm, D: 17.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1977
Primary Description: 
Head; colorless glass; mold-melted, cut and polished.
Provenance: 
Art Centrum, Former Collection
1981
Category: 
Color: 
Inscription: 
Antonin Drobnik 1977 370/3 74/4
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Czechoslovakian Glass 1350-1980
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1981-05-02 through 1981-11-01
Six centuries of objects from five Czechoslovakian museums and more than 20 contemporary Czech glass artists. From the geographic region of Czechoslovakia known as Bohemia, came (and continues to come) a dazzling sequence of decorative designs and techniques for the embellishment of glass. The history of the Czechoslovakian artist is not simply a catalog of applied decorative techniques, but a sequential array of innovations and improvements that have often set the standard for the rest of the world.