Czech Sommerso Art Glass Bowl, poss. Pavel Hlava, C.1970
This is an stunning example of post-war Czech glass design, dating to around 1970. It is a bowl, probably designed by Pavel Hlava in the very late 60s for the Crystalex/Novy Bor glassworks.
Magnificently curvy in shape, it has a bright blue body shot through with tiny bubbles (‘bullicante’) encased in clear glass. This sort of Czech glass is often mistaken for Murano, and it is of interest to Murano collectors as the design rivals the best of the Italians.
A fabulously modernist object, in a wonderful, organic form, it catches the light beautifully. Makes an excellent display piece.
Measures 4” by 3.5” tall.
Excellent – there is age-related scratching to the base as you would expect, but no other apparent wear or damage.
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