You're looking at a serious piece of mid-century art glass--a 7" wide thick and heavy (nearly 4.5 lbs!) sommerso bowl or ashtray in seriously hot pink blending to clear glass. You'd be forgiven for mistaking this chunky marvel as a Murano masterpiece, but this massive biomorphic bad boy is most likely by Josef Hospodka for SKLO Union Chribska Glassworks, once a reknowned Bohemian glass producer in continuous production for centuries.
Our Bohemian beauty is just short of 7" in diameter and is in great condition considering its heft and age. The base wear is substantial and expected given its mid-century origins, and there are a couple of flea bites on the base edge.
Dimensions: ~7" widest diameter x 4" tall
Condition: Excellent; expected age-related wear to base, light scratches, none noteworthly, pencil point chigger on inside lip immaterial to piece.
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