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


ca. 1954 (made)
Place of origin

Vase, Sweden, designed by Vicke Lindstrand, for Kosta glassworks, 1954

Object details

Object type
  • Cathedral
  • Katedral (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Cut and sand-blasted glass
Brief description
Vase, Sweden, designed by Vicke Lindstrand, for Kosta glassworks, 1954
  • Height: 38.5cm
Gallery label
Vick Lindstrand had a varied career in a number of different disciplines including textiles and book illustration. He brought this wide experience to glass design and his skill was such that this combination of illustrative decoration with a vase shape of exaggerated proportions appears effortless.
Bibliographic reference
Opie, J: 'Scandinavia: Ceramics and Glass of the 20th Century', V&A Museum (1987), cat. 497
Other number
0366 - Glass gallery number
Accession number

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Record createdDecember 13, 1997
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