Offered for sale is a Mid 20th Century, geometric, Rosice, clear glass vase, pattern number 617, designed by Vladislav Urban for Sklo Union Group, Czechoslovakia.
The Rosice Glassworks was founded in 1920 but closed in 1921. It was bought by Vaclav Hrdina in 1928, and began production again, only to close again in 1931. In 1934 it was bought by Bedrich Vrtal and began production for a third time, this time with success.
In 1965, Rosice became part of the Sklo Union group. Designers at the factory include Jiri Brabec, Rudolf Jurnikl, Jan Schmid, Vladislav Urban, Frantisek Vizner, and Rudolf Schrotter. Production ceased in 1996.
This vase was produced in 1960's a fantastic modernist style, great as a stand alone piece or a great size for blooms or foliage.