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Katalog celostátní výstavy československého skla v Praze. Umělecko-průmyslové muzeum, Praha. [Catalogue of the nationwide exhibition of Czechoslovak glass in Prague. Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague. November 26, 1933-January 7, 1934.

1933 or 1934. Prague: 1933 or 1934. Small octavo (17 × 12 cm). Original pictorial wrappers, 50, [17] pp. Numerous photographs, adverts. Very good.

[Catalog of an Important Czech Glass Exhibition]. Scarce catalog of an exhibit of modern glassware, including architectural uses of glass, which was curated and designed by the Devětsil architect Antonín Heythum (one of the designers of the Baba Settlement in Zlín). This was a critically acclaimed glass exhibition that resulted in Heythem appointment as one of the Czech curators for the World Fair held in Brussels in 1934-35 and in Paris in 1937. With numerous photographs including Bohuslav Fuchs and Arnošt Wiesner's design of the famous Moravian Bank building in Brno, Heythum's design for a glass bathroom, the exhibition layout, a list of exhibitors, advertisements in the back with tubular steel furniture. Catalog designed by E. Hrbek. KVK, OCLC show the copies at the Met's Watson Library, Hagley Museum and Library, and Corning Museum of Glass.

Book ID: P5544

Price: $275.00