CZECH 1920's ENGRAVED POETRY NYMPH VASE 1920-30's
Stunning panel cut crystal vase with intaglio hand engraved allegory of Poetry. Exquisite fine detailed female (yes, there is proper ENGLISH word to describe this subject, a word widely used in Art/Glass field and among Collectors, but we are not allowed to use it in title or description....) is in the center of an asymmetrical hand cut medallion. Until recently, this scarce (and most costly) type of Czech Art glass was "forgotten" in American publications on the subject. Please refer to the current book of "Collectible Bohemian Glass 1915-45, Vol. II" by Robert & Deborah Truitt, which is an excellent source of information for Collectors in this field. Pages 32-45 cover engraved glass . This vase survived its' 60-70 years of existence in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or repairs. Dimension : 8-1/2" H, Kamenicky Senov, Czechoslovakia circa 1920-30's. Please note that only bids at or over $750 will meet our Auction reserve.
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