Stunning heavy pressed 'melting glass' or melting ice vase in cobalt blue. The design has all the hallmarks of Pavel Panek's works for Libochovice in the late 70s and a similar clear version of this vase is well documented as his. However, there are a few differences: the pontil has an 'ice' type texture rather than clear and there is no stepped base to the vase. The wavy top is a little more pronounced but matches Panek's cobalt blue dish in the same melting ice design. Research has thrown up nothing as near as Panek's work and I leaves me wondering whether it is one of his designs that never quite made mass production. Any enlightenment would be much appreciated. Having said all that, it is a rare and beautiful piece whatever its origin. In vintage condition with just one nibble to one of the drips - this is pretty much impossible to see because of the texture and can only be found by feeling along the surface.
Height - 13.5cm
Diameter (top)- 8.5cm
1-3 business days
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