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

Vase

1944 (designed), 1949 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Vase, Sweden, designed by Edvin Öhrström, and engraved by Thure Löfgren at Orrefors Glassworks, 1949

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Engraved glass
Brief description
Vase, Sweden, designed by Edvin Öhrström, and engraved by Thure Löfgren at Orrefors Glassworks, 1949
Dimensions
  • Height: 21.0cm
Style
Marks and inscriptions
Incised 'ORREFORS ÖHRSTRöM 2930 TL B. 6' (Makers's mark)
Gallery label
This vase has copper-wheel engraved decoration of a female nude, seated, clasping her knees.
Subject depicted
Bibliographic reference
Opie, J: 'Scandinavia: Ceramics and Glass of the 20th Century', V&A Museum (1987), cat. 483
Other number
0350 - Glass gallery number
Collection
Accession number
CIRC.132-1949

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Record createdDecember 13, 1997
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