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    Sale 7656

    Nordic Art

    15 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 61

    Nils Landberg (Swedish, 1907-1991)

    GROUP OF TULIP VASES

    Price Realised  

    Nils Landberg (Swedish, 1907-1991)
    Group of Tulip Vases
    designed 1956, produced 1957 by Orrefors, gently shaded glass
    largest 18¼ in. (46.5 cm.) high, smallest 14½ in. (36.5 cm.) high
    engraved designer's and maker's marks, four dated 57, two marked expo. (5)


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    The 'Tulpanglas' received a Gold Medal at the XI Milan Triennale in 1957.

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    Literature

    M. Eidelberg (ed.), What Modern Was: Design 1935-1965, New York, 1991, pp. 226-227 (example illustrated and discussed)