Gorgeous. Simply gorgeous. And sensual. These fabulous large hourglass shaped vases were designed by Shafaq (Malik) Ahmed for the Czech division of Barovier and Toso circa late 20th to early 21st century. They are both in perfect condition and signed. The cobalt blue vase has a green spiral imbedded design and is signed S. Malik. The bright orange vase has a yellow spiral imbedded design and is signed Designed S. Ahmed, Shafaq’s married name. We have priced these individually so you can enjoy one or both.
Shafaq (Malik) Ahmed was born in Pakistan but now resides in the United States by way of the UK, Iran, and Denmark. She studied at Virginia Commonwealth University and received her Master of Fine Art degree from Texas Christian University. Shafaq worked as an art glass designer for Barovier and Toso Czech Republic from 1995 to 2003. And collaborated with other Czech and Swedish art glass studios. She is now dedicated to multimedia art including onsite installations. Her work is in private and public collections worldwide.
Either of these beautiful Czech art glass treasures will look fabulous in your home. Both would be spectacular! Make them yours.