26 June 2007
INGEBORG LUNDIN (SWEDISH, 1921-1992)
SUITE OF SIX HOURGLASS VASES
designed 1953, produced circa 1955 by Orrefors, clear blown glass
17¼ in. (44 cm.) high largest, 10 in. (25.5 cm.) high smallest
two with manufacturer's applied foil label (6)
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H. Ricke and U. Gronert, Glass in Sweden 1915-1960, Munich, 1986, p. 180. pl. 293 (examples illustrated).
This scarce set perfectly encapsulates the waisted hourglass aesthetic that defined the New Look of the 1950s.
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