Deserted Throne

Deserted Throne


Stanislav Libenský

(Czech, 1921–2002)

and Jaroslavá Brychtova

(Czech, 1924–2020)

Cast glass

Overall: 86.4 x 71.1 x 35.6 cm (34 x 28 x 14 in.)

Gift of Helen Kangesser 2010.17



In the Czech Republic, studio glass artisans have become widely know for creating work through casting glass rather than blowing it. Using this method, Libensky and Brychtova created large, solid monochrome sculptures, manipulating texture and the density of color as the glass goes from thicker to thinner sections within their forms. Husband and wife, these artists were also educatos, and their influence has defined the Czech style of glass casting.

See also
Decorative Arts
Type of artwork: 
Cast glass

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