Public Fountain on the Little Square in Prague

Public Fountain on the Little Square in Prague

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Object Name: 
Public Fountain on the Little Square in Prague
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Overall H: 10.3 cm; Rim Diam: 9.9 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; mold-blown, diamond-point engraved. Cylindrical, straight-sided shape; polished rim; the sides with diamond-point engraved elaborate openwork structure, with scrolls, quatrefoils, and circles, on cross-hatched squares; elaborate lion finial; two curved "pipes" emerge from the sides of a central capstan; wavy band at bottom; polished thick, flat base; inscribed in diamond-point script "L Smrckova"; small yellowed square paper label inscribed "7" in blue ballpoint ink; paper label inscribed "116590" in black ballpoint ink (now in object folder).
Smrckova, Ludvika (Czech, 1903-1991), Former Collection
Art Centrum, Former Collection
Recent Acquisitions: Corning (New Work) (1986) p. 38; BIB# AI16861