Moon, Sun, Stars

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Moon, Sun, Stars
Accession Number: 
86.3.50
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.2 cm; Rim Diam: 10.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1948
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; mold-blown, polished, diamond-point engraved and stippled. Cylindrical shape, with undulating sides; polished flat edge; flared rim, waisted above bulbous sides, slightly waisted below, with rounded base; the sides covered with diamond-point engraved sun with human face and wavy radiance, against a stippled background, and multi-pointed stars, a shooting star, with human face and curved tail, and a crescent moon with human face; the bottom polished flat; diamond-point engraved inscription "L. Smrckova"; paper label inscribed "116588" in black ballpoint ink (now in object folder).
Provenance: 
Smrckova, Ludvika (Czech, 1903-1991), Former Collection
Art Centrum, Former Collection
1986