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Black Diamond

Jug
1982 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

'Black Diamond' jug with trailed and applied glass, designed by Bertil Vallien for Kosta Boda glassworks, blown by Roland Johansson, Sweden, 1982


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleBlack Diamond (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Glass with trailed and applied glass
Brief description
'Black Diamond' jug with trailed and applied glass, designed by Bertil Vallien for Kosta Boda glassworks, blown by Roland Johansson, Sweden, 1982
Dimensions
  • Height: 18cm
Style
Marks and inscriptions
'KOSTA BODA B VALLIEN ATELJE 82' (Maker's mark, incised)
Gallery label
Two jugs Black Diamond, with trailed and applied glass Sweden, 1982 designed by Bertil Vallien and blown by Roland Johansson, for Kosta Boda glassworks (C.109 &A-1988) These jugs were awarded a prize in the utility and ornamental glass section of a competition organised by the National Swedish Industrial Board (SIND), 1983 .(18/06/2009)
Object history
These jugs were awarded a prize in the utility and ornamental glass section of a competition organised by the National Swedish Industrial Board (SIND), 1983.
Production
The jugs are marked for Kosta Boda studio and were not put into serial production.
Bibliographic reference
Opie, J. Scandinavian Ceramics and Glass in the 20th Century. Victoria and Albert Museum, 1987. Catalogue number 521.
Other number
7857 - Glass gallery number
Collection
Accession number
C.109-1988

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Record createdJune 18, 2009
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