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Edvin Ohrstrom Glass Vase for Orrefors, c1937. Etched Orrefors to base. Unsigned.
Edvin Ohrstrom produced a number of internally ribbed glass vases for Orrefors c1937-9. Some are well known but this is a rare design by him.
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.