This is such a gorgeous vase of clear mouth blown crystal glass. It was designed by Anne Nilsson for Orrefors. This retired pattern is comprised of a trumpet style vase with a scalloped edge. It is the perfect choice to display the flowers from your cutting garden or bouquet from the local grocery.
Anne Nilsson was born in 1953 and became a designer at Hoganas Keramik AB after training in glass and ceramics at the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm. From 1982 to 1999 she designed for Orrefors, 2000 for IKEA, and from 2001-2005 for Kosta Boda. She has won numerous awards and is considered a renowned designer.
Orrefors glassworks was founded in 1898 in Småland, Sweden on the previous site of an older iron works. Until 1913 they made primarily technical, medical and household glass. In 1914 under new ownership and management they began making crystal products including cut crystal and etched art glass. From that time forward Orrefors has excelled in all types of creative glass manufacture employing renowned artists and winning multiple awards. They continue production today primarily at their glassworks in Kosta using techniques developed in Småland. According to Orrefors official site no fewer than 15 people contribute to the production of a single piece of glass. It is no wonder Orrefors is a revered name among glass collectors worldwide.
I’m sure you have fallen in love with this wonderful piece of art glass. You need to make it yours.