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Sea shell

Sea shell

  • Place of origin:

    Sweden (made)

  • Date:

    1981 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Backström, Monica, born 1939 (designers)
    Boda Glasbruk (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glass, mould-blown and cut

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Astrid Sampe

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 83, shelf 5

Place of Origin

Sweden (made)


1981 (made)


Backström, Monica, born 1939 (designers)
Boda Glasbruk (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Glass, mould-blown and cut


Diameter: 12.2 cm

Descriptive line

One of a pair of sea shells, mould-blown and cut glass, designed by Monica Backström for Boda glassworks, Sweden, 1981

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Opie, J. Scandinavian Ceramics and Glass in the 20th Century. Victoria and Albert Museum. 1987. Catalogue number 517.

Labels and date

Two sea shells , mould-blown and cut Sweden, 1981 designed by Monica Backström, for Boda glassworks Gift of Astrid Sampe (C.105 &A-1981) . [18/06/2009]




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