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Nobel Service

Claret or Bordeaux Glass
1990 - 1991 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Claret or Bordeaux glass, Sweden, Småland (Orrefors), designed by Gunnar Cyrén, for Orrefors glassworks, 1990-1992, C.156-1993 .

Object details

Object type
Titles
  • Nobel Service
  • Nobel Service (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
stem gilded with 22 carat gold
Brief description
Claret or Bordeaux glass, Sweden, Småland (Orrefors), designed by Gunnar Cyrén, for Orrefors glassworks, 1990-1992, C.156-1993 .
Dimensions
  • Height: 18.2cm
  • Greatest width width: 7.2cm
Style
Marks and inscriptions
See C.149-1993 mark (2) and (3) 'Orrefors Sweden' and a blackcock, acid-stamped (Makers's mark)
Gallery label
Designed for the banquet held to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Nobel Foundation on 10 december 1993. Commercially available from 1992. Ceramics, table linen and cutlery are also in the Museum's collections
Other number
0188 - Glass gallery number
Collection
Accession number
C.156-1993

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Record createdDecember 13, 1997
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