Vase with Two Female Figures

Object Name: 
Vase with Two Female Figures

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Object Name: 
Vase with Two Female Figures
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Overall H: 22.2 cm, Diam: 13.8 cm
On Display
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.
Skloexport, Liberec, Former Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 2005-06-15 through 2005-11-27
Changing Exhibition Gallery
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
Corning Museum of Glass 1959 through 1959
Tschechisches Glas : künstlerische Gestaltung im Sozialismus (2016) illustrated, plates following p. 416, abb. 84; BIB# 163405
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;