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On display at V&A South Kensington
Glass, Room 131

Destination X

Boat
ca. 1986 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

'Bestämmelseort X' (Destination X) boat, glass with granite base, Bertil Vallien for Kosta Boda, Sweden, about 1986


Object details

Category
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Boat
  • Boat Base
Titles
  • Destination X (manufacturer's title)
  • Bestämmelseort X (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Glass with granite base
Brief description
'Bestämmelseort X' (Destination X) boat, glass with granite base, Bertil Vallien for Kosta Boda, Sweden, about 1986
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 65.5cm
Style
Marks and inscriptions
'B Vallien 305860254 Kosta' (Signature, incised)
Gallery label
Boat Bestämmelseort X (Destination X), with granite base Sweden, about 1986 Bertil Vallien, for Kosta Boda (C.110 &A-1988) .(18/06/2009)
Production
Vallien works with the Kosta team of glassmakers and specialises in sand-casting.
Bibliographic reference
Opie, J. Scandinavian Ceramics and Glass in the 20th Century. Victoria and Albert Museum, 1987.
Other number
9782 - Glass gallery number
Collection
Accession number
C.110&A-1988

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Record createdJune 18, 2009
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