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

The Diver

Vase
1934 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Vase, Sweden, Småland, designed by Vicke (Victor) Lindstrand, and engraved by Emil Goldman at Orrefors glassworks, 1934

Object details

Categories
Object type
Titles
  • The Diver
  • Dykaren (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Engraved glass
Brief description
Vase, Sweden, Småland, designed by Vicke (Victor) Lindstrand, and engraved by Emil Goldman at Orrefors glassworks, 1934
Dimensions
  • Height: 28.8cm
Style
Marks and inscriptions
'Orrefors L. 1343 34 EG' incised (Makers's mark)
Gallery label
Vicke (Victor Emanuel) Lindstrand (1904-83) arrived at Orrefors in 1928. This decoration is one of several on a related theme, including the 'pearl fisher' and the 'shark killer'. Lindstrand studied in France and Italy and often used Mediterranean subjects as inspiration for his designs. This example was made in 1934
Bibliographic reference
Opie,J: Scandinavian ceramics & glass in the 20thC
Other number
9538 - Glass gallery number
Collection
Accession number
CIRC.120-1934

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Record createdDecember 13, 1997
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