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Ladislav Ježek Cut and Engraved Czech Crystal Bicentennial Commemorative Plates

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Twelve of these sets were created between 1971 and 1975 by master engravers Ladislav Ježek and Zdeněk Macháček. The intention was, that they were to be given as gifts to important Americans in government and business. Sets were given to Cyrus Eaton, Henry Kissinger, the Kennedy family, a former American ambassador to Moscow, Armond Hammer, Henry Ford, and others.

Type 2 Plates
Materials Crystal
Maker Ladislav Ježek
Marks Label, Country of Origin, Maker’s Mark, Artist/Engraver Signature
Period Vintage, 1970s, Late 20th Century
Origin Czechoslovakia
Pattern Washington Crossing The Delaware, The Declaration Of Independence
Additional Information One plate includes a presentation case and a certificate of authenticity. One plate is signed “L. Ježek – Fröhlich”, and the other is signed “Ježek – Fröhlich”.


- a few light scratches and some scuffs on the undersides of the plates; minimal marks and wear throughout both; minor marks and wear to the one presentation case.


12.0" W x 1.5" H x 12.0" D

- measures one plate.

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