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Glass, Room 131

Mother and child

Tray
1930 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Tray, Sweden, designed by Simon Gate, and engraved by Arthur Diessner at Orrefors Glassworks, 1930

Object details

Category
Object type
Titles
  • Mother and child
  • Mor och barn (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Engraved glass
Brief description
Tray, Sweden, designed by Simon Gate, and engraved by Arthur Diessner at Orrefors Glassworks, 1930
Dimensions
  • Maximum width: 22.6cm
Style
Marks and inscriptions
Incised '541 ORREFORS.S.GATE.A.DIESSNER 1930' (Makers's mark)
Gallery label
This tray was purchased with seven others from the 'Exhibition of Swedish Industrial Art' held in London in 1931.
Bibliographic reference
Opie, J: 'Scandinavia: Ceramics and Glass of the 20th Century', V&A Museum (1987), cat. 450
Other number
0325 - Glass gallery number
Collection
Accession number
CIRC.55-1931

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Record createdDecember 13, 1997
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