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1938 (designed), 1949 (made)
Place of origin

Engraved glass vase. Engraved decoration of a female nude and a flower.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Engraved glass
Brief description
Vase, with engraved decoration depicting a female nude, designed by Nils Landberg, for Orrefors Glassworks, Sweden, 1949
Physical description
Engraved glass vase. Engraved decoration of a female nude and a flower.
  • Height: 16.2cm
Marks and inscriptions
'ORREFORS. N. 1976. 036 NL (?indistinct) ORREFORS' (Makers's mark, incised.)
Gallery label
This vase has copper-wheel engraved decoration of a female nude and a flower.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
Opie, J: 'Scandinavia: Ceramics and Glass of the 20th Century', V&A Museum (1987), cat. 471
Other number
0340 - Glass gallery number
Accession number

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Record createdDecember 13, 1997
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