Myrtle Twigs

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
Myrtle Twigs
Accession Number: 
86.3.55
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.2 cm, Diam (max): 7.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1959
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent pink and green non-lead glasses; blown, overlaid, engraved. Ovoid shape; short neck, curved shoulders, slightly bulbous sides, rounded base; green overlay on ruby on colorless; engraved design on sides of sprays of foliage, linked by a tied ribbon; polished flat foot rim and concave pontil mark; diamond-point engraved script inscription "L Smrckova" on the base; paper label inscribed "116593" in black ballpoint ink (now in object folder).
Provenance: 
Art Centrum, Former Collection
1986
Smrckova, Ludvika (Czech, 1903-1991), Former Collection
Ludvika Smrckova, sklarske dilo 1923-1983
Venue(s)
Belvedere, Prague 1983 through 1983
Recent Acquisitions: Corning (New Work) (1986) p. 38; BIB# AI16861