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Post by FoxandThomas Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:23 pm

This piece was given to me recently and I don't have the first clue about it's provenance. It is a thick free form slab of glass with controlled bubbles which get stretched/larger towards the edges. It measures about 30cm across with the spur shapes underneath projecting out a further 3cm. Weighs 2.487kg! No signature or sticker. Has a reasonable amount of abrasion to the base so I don't think it is too horribly new..!


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Post by NaomiM Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:59 am

Reminds me of a Sklo Union controlled bubble vase, but I can't find one this shape. Might still be Czech, though, rather than Murano or Scandi.

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Post by JoFish Sun Nov 25, 2012 11:26 pm

Tricky bowl, at first glance Murano and Czech are possibilities as might be contemporary Chinese. Much wear on the base?

Definitely not Sklo Union - that group of Czech factories only produced pressed glass which this is not (and nothing with controlled bubbles, again wrong technique).

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Post by FoxandThomas Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:07 am

There is wear on the base - I tried to get an angle on the close up photo of the base to show it. I'm doubting it is much older than the 1980s somehow though. Googling around I have seen some vases and such that seem similar (ish) and they mostly seem to have fairly woolly attributions as well!
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Post by NaomiM Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:04 am

Definitely not Sklo Union - that group of Czech factories only produced pressed glass which this is not (and nothing with controlled bubbles, again wrong technique).

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Check out ebay listing "SKLO UNION HAND BLOWN CONTROLLED BUBBLE BLUE GLASS VASE CONCAVE POLISHED PONTIL"

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Post by Nic Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:07 am

The seller calls Sklo Union an 'art glassmaking studio'. It's quite safe to say that they're pulling random words from their head (or other parts of their body).
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Post by NaomiM Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:11 am

Výrobce: borské sklo, Závod Harrachov produced controlled bubble glass.
I have seen the one above listed as Borske Sklo by glass dealers.

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Post by Nic Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:15 am

Borske Sklo was not Sklo Union, though.
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Post by Davee Mon Nov 26, 2012 6:58 am

As I was once reminded by a former member here 'Sklo' is Czech for glass, not a particular Factory or maker.

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Post by FoxandThomas Mon Nov 26, 2012 3:00 pm

Thanks to everyone for the education - I have learnt quite a few things I didn't know about Czech glass from this thread, very much appreciated. I will do some looking into Borske Sklo.
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