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

Vase

1935-1936 (designed (process)), 1937 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Vase, cut and engraved glass. This vase has copper-wheel engraved decoration of a female nude holding a flower.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Cut and engraved glass
Brief description
Vase, engraved decoration of a female nude, shape designed by Simon Gate, decoration designed by Nils Landberg, engraved by Hugo Williamsson for Orrefors Glassworks, Sweden, 1937
Physical description
Vase, cut and engraved glass. This vase has copper-wheel engraved decoration of a female nude holding a flower.
Dimensions
  • Height: 11.4cm
Style
Marks and inscriptions
'ORREFORS N 1621. A3 HW OF GA 1439' (Makers's mark, incised)
Gallery label
This vase has copper-wheel engraved decoration of a female nude holding a flower.
Production
Shape designed 1935 by Simon Gate; decoration designed 1936 by Nils Landberg.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
Opie, J: 'Scandinavia: Ceramics and Glass of the 20th Century', V&A Museum (1987), cat. 467
Other number
0338 - Glass gallery number
Collection
Accession number
CIRC.133-1937

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Record createdDecember 13, 1997
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