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

Vase

1941 (designed), 1949 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Vase, Sweden, designed by Sven Palmqvist, and engraved by Arthur Roos at Orrefors Glassworks, 1949

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Engraved glass
Brief description
Vase, Sweden, designed by Sven Palmqvist, and engraved by Arthur Roos at Orrefors Glassworks, 1949
Dimensions
  • Maximum width: 22.5cm
Style
Marks and inscriptions
Incised 'ORREFORS. PALMQVIST. 2522. B6. A. R.' (Makers's mark)
Gallery label
This vase has wheel-engraved decoration of a female figure with spring flowers in her hair
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
Opie, J: 'Scandinavia: Ceramics and Glass of the 20th Century', V&A Museum (1987), cat. 481
Other number
0361 - Glass gallery number
Collection
Accession number
CIRC.131-1949

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Record createdDecember 13, 1997
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