kosta Vicke Lindstrand glass vase 60s
Magnificent art glass vase by Swedish designer Vicke Lindstrand (1904-1983) for Kosta, oblong shape, crystal tinged from the block with yellow and blue according to the technique " Sommerso ". To notice an air bubble hanging in the low part of the vase.
The glass factory of Kosta Boda ( Sweden) was created by 1742, at first specialized in the lighting trade and the flat glass. Then the glassworkers started to blow the glass to make shaped pieces, under the impulse of the artist Edwin Ollers engaged by the firm in 1917. Among the designers we can quote Vicke Lindstrand, Bengt Edenfalk, Kjell Engman, Bertil Vallien. Many more designers are associated to this firm which continues to create original and famous pieces.
Bibliography : "La Verrerie européenne des années 50" by Michel Aveline Editeur, page 137.
- 5cm at the base, 2,5cm at the neck
- incised Kosta numbered 41841, V. Lindstrand
- Perfect condition