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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Glass, Room 131


Form (Apple)
ca.1957 (made)
Place of origin

Glass form, apple shaped with small vertical 'stalk' at top, green tinted-glass.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Green glass, hand blown.
Brief description
Glass form, apple shape, green tinted hand-blown glass, designed by Lundin Ingeborg for Orrefors, Sweden ca.1957.
Physical description
Glass form, apple shaped with small vertical 'stalk' at top, green tinted-glass.
  • Height: 34.1cm
  • Diameter: 30.07cm
Marks and inscriptions
'Expo DU 32-57 Ingeborg Lundin' engraved (Apple was the centrepiece in the Swedish Art Exhibition 'H55', Helsingborg, 1955 and was included in Orrefors' display in Milan Triennale, it was titled 'Expo' in the catalogue. 'D' was the mark used by Lundin.)
Object history
The V&A bought 'Apple' at auction from:
Knutsonns Antiques,
Kungsgatan 3,
S-462 33 Vänersborg

Bibliographic references
  • See Ceramics Department Object Information File
  • Ricke, H. and Gronert, U. Glas in Schweden 1915-1960 Munich, 1986
  • Sylvan, Bo et al Svenskt Glas Växjö, 1991
  • Duncan, Alastair. Orrefors Glass Woodbridge: Antique Collectors Club Ltd, 1995. ISBN 1851492240
Other number
9630 - Glass gallery number
Accession number

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Record createdDecember 13, 1997
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