15 May 2008
Elis Bergh (Swedish, 1881-1954)
designed 1929, produced by Kosta, amber-tinted glass with faceted body
15¾ in. (40 cm.) high
applied foil label Bergh Kristall Kosta, Lagligen Skyddad Modell
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H. Ricke, L. Thor (eds.), Swedish Glass Factories 1915-1960, Munich, 1987, p. 329 (illustrated in 1931 Kosta catalogue)
Examples of this design were exhibited at the Swedish Exhibition of Industrial Arts and Crafts, held at Dorland House, London, 1931.
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