Auctions → 7 and 8 May 2021: Jewellery and Watches - Art and Antiques → Art and Antiques → Jirina Zertova: A Glass Sculpture 'Sixteen and half'
Unique piece from 2010. Clear glass, painted red and blue, spacers of painted wood. Sign. and dat. 'ZERTOVA 2010'. Chipped. H. 48 cm, w. 30 cm, d. 14 cm. - Expertise: Certificate of Authenticity by Galerie Internationale du Verre, Biot (F). - Literature: Ill. in: Verriales 2010, ed. by. Galerie Internationale du Verre, Serge Lechaczynski, Biot 2010, p. 64/65. - Provenance: Galerie Internationale du Verre, Biot (F); Private Collection, Hamburg. - Czech glass artist, 1947-1950 educated at the State School for Graphic Design in Prague, 1950-1955 studies at the Academy of Art, Architecture and Design in Prague. She is a pioneer of Czech studio glass, already in 1957 she was honoured with the silver medal at the Milano Triennal. During the 1990s she has begun to create her characteristic three-dimensional coloured compositions on flat glass screens. She is represented with her painted glass objects in many international museums. Mus.: Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg; Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf; MKG Hamburg; The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, N.Y., USA; Musée des Art Décoratifs de la Ville, Lausanne, Switzerland.