Edvin Ohrstrom Glass Vase for Orrefors, c1937. Etched Orrefors to base. Unsigned.
Edvin Ohrstrom is known to have produced a number of internally ribbed glass vases for Orrefors c1937-9. Some are well known. We have not been able to find any record of this design so it is possibly unique. It conforms to the style of pieces designed by Ohrstrom in this period.
Excellent used condition.
Edvin Ohrstrom (1906-94) was a Swedish sculptor and glass designer. During the period 1932-57 he worked at Orrefors for two months a year. Along with Vicke Lindstrand he developed the ariel glass technique where layers of glass and bubbles were incorporated in the glass as part of the design. He also designed a wide range of etched and other glass that often has a strong sculptural character. His work is held in museums worldwide.
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