1970s Moser Large Trailed Globe Vase

Designer: Jirí Suhajek Date of design: 1973 Factory: Moser, Karlovy Vary Period of manufacture: Late 1970s Size: 6.5in (16.5cm) high Price: £250 Jirí Suhajek is one of the Czech republic’s most important and progressive living glass designers. Gaining experience at the genesis of the studio glass movement in Britain under Sam Herman, he is also […]

1980s Crystalex ‘Flora’ Range Large Vase

Designer: Jirí Suhajek Date of design: 1978 Factory: Crystalex, Novy Bor Period of manufacture: 1980s Size: 11.25in (28.5cm) high Price: £350 Jirí Suhajek is one of the Czech republic’s most important and progressive living glass designers. Gaining experience at the genesis of the studio glass movement in Britain under Sam Herman, he is also one […]

1960s Exbor Biomorphic Vase

Designer: Ladislav Oliva Date of design: c1968 Factory: Exbor Studios, Novy Bor Period of manufacture: c1970 Size: 8.25in (21cm) high Price: £550 Although made using historic techniques, this vase reverses the traditional production process. Typically, a vase would be cased in another colour, and that outer casing would be cut through into the body with […]

1970s Moser Ovoid Vase

Designer: Jirí Suhajek Date of design: 1975 Factory: Moser, Karlovy Vary Period of manufacture: Late 1970s Size: 8in (20.3cm) high Price: £500 Jirí Suhajek is one of the Czech republic’s most important and progressive living glass designers. Gaining experience at the very heart of the genesis of the studio glass movement in Britain under Sam […]

Early 1960s Harrachov Topaz vase

Designer: Milan Metelák Date of design: 1957 Factory: Harrachov Period of manufacture: 1960s Size: 7.1in (18.3cm) high Price: £220 This is one of Metelák’s earliest publicised designs for Harrachov, and is typical of one key aspect of 1950s design in that it takes its inspiration from nature. In glass, this trend was led by Scandinavian […]

Chribska ‘Mica Diamond’ Cylinder Vase

Designer: Josef Hospodka Date of design: 1965 Factory: Chribská, near Novy Bor Period of manufacture: Late 1960s Size: 8.6in (22cm) high Price: £320 Hospodka is best known at Chribská for his brightly coloured organic forms designed from the mid-1950s-60s, and inspired by glass produced on Murano. However, he was much more inventive, and utilised fully the […]

Rare 1970s Pavel Hlava Studio Vase

Designer: Pavel Hlava Date of design: c1972 Factory: Cesky Cristál, Chlum u Trebone Period of manufacture: c1972 Size: 7.75in (19.5cm) high Price: £1,200 Pavel Hlava’s studio vases are almost iconic in the lexicon of postwar Czech glass. Although the studio glass movement was gathering pace outside Czechoslovakia at this time, and Hlava had had direct […]

Very Rare Late 1960s Chribska Vase

Designer: Josef Hospodka Date of design: c1965 Factory: Chribská, near Novy Bor Period of manufacture: Late 1960s Size: 13.25in (33.5cm) high Price: £350 Hospodka is best known at Chribská for his brightly coloured organic forms designed from the mid-1950s-60s, and inspired by glass produced on Murano. However, he was considerably more inventive, particularly from the mid-1960s […]

1980s Crystalex Cased Cylinder Vase

Designer: Jirí Suhájek Date of design: c1980 Factory: Crystalex Period of manufacture: 1980s Size: 6.25in (16cm) high Price: £120 Jirí Suhájek is one of the Czech republic’s most important and progressive living glass designers. Gaining experience at the genesis of the studio glass movement in Britain under Sam Herman, he is also one of the […]

Rare Late 1970s Moser Ovoid Vase

Designer: Jirí Suhajek Date of design: 1975 Factory: Moser, Karlovy Vary Period of manufacture: Late 1970s Size: 8in (20cm) high Price: £650 Jirí Suhajek is one of the Czech republic’s most important and progressive living glass designers. Gaining experience at the very heart of the genesis of the studio glass movement in Britain under Sam […]

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Designer: Josef Hospodka Date of design: 1969 Factory: Prachen, near Novy Bor Period of manufacture: 1970s Size: 8in (20cm) high Price: £280 The simple forms designed by Hospodka for this range almost appear like mechanical components. They were then embellished with a variety of randomly applied shapes, including spots impressed with a grid-like pattern, prunts […]